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Tom Lloyd


Eye, eye! Treatment KO’s cataracts – and need for glasses

Medical consumers can be a downright demanding bunch. We always want better, safer, faster fixes


Shock talk: Heart experts debate benefits of ‘LifeVest’

The best laid plans of mice, men – and biotech engineering companies – sometimes go awry. Tak


BMI issue weighs on knee/hip replacement candidates

Hip and knee replacements are two of the most common surgical procedures performed today. The Ame


3D printing creates custom-fit knee joints

It’s not hard to get Sebastian River Medical Center and Steward Health orthopedic surgeon Dr. Anth


Listening to patient key to proper bad-back diagnosis

Dr. Craig Popp, a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon with Vero Orthopaedics &


IRMC at heart of program to cut hospital readmissions

Indian River Medical Center and its Welsh Heart Center are once again moving into some elite territo


Venomous fish pose greater danger than sharks

With the return of warm weather, Vero beaches are about to get crowded – and, sometimes, downright


Team Chavez consumed with chronic care management

According to the New York Times, a mere 5 percent of this country’s population accounts for nearly


Sebastian hospital ‘desperately’ short of volunteers

Tennessee, not Florida, is known as “the Volunteer State,” but at the Sebastian River Medical Ce


Need a hand surgery specialist? Elementary … it’s Dr. Watson

When orthopedic surgeon Dr. Michael Watson was recruited by the Steward Medical Group to move his pr


Dentists become first line of defense against sleep apnea

Everybody knows – or thinks they know – what to expect from a trip to the dentist. But Dr. Jenna

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SRMC set for expansion under new owner

The planned expansion of the Sebastian River Medical Center, which will include a 3-story tower with