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Path to beating breast cancer starts with screenings

October is now long gone and with it went the pink shoes on NFL football players, the seemingly endl

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Angst for the holidays? Simple tips to minimize stress

While December ’tis the season to be jolly … it’s also the season of extra stress and that is

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Surgical procedure brings hope to lung disease patients

Veteran Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital pulmonary and critical care specialist Dr. Diego Mald

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‘See’ change? New macular degeneration drug gets OK

Four words no one wants to hear from their eye doctor are: “You have macular degeneration.” W

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Tiny thyroid gland plays outsize role in human body

Quick quiz: What weighs between 25 and 30 grams – roughly one ounce – lives in your throat and h

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Advanced prostate cancer treatable, but not curable

Most of what’s written about prostate cancer these days is about the early detection and treatment

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Coughing too much? You might need an Otolaryngologist

Everybody’s at one time or another had a cough and, until recently, people generally thought they

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‘East Side’ medical practice has new name, new services

Finding “urgent care” close to the island in Vero Beach is about to get a little trickier. Dr

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‘Ultrasonography’ device takes imaging to new level

In January of this year Florida Healthcare Specialists’ Dr. Hugo Davila unwrapped one of the most

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Dump that bump with minimally invasive bunion surgery

Bothered by bunions? According to newly arrived advanced foot and ankle surgery specialist Dr. Am

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Nurse practitioners, physician assistants can lead care force

If you are one of those who look down your nose at the thought of being treated by an “advanced pr

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Lots to digest about inflammatory bowel disease and its cures

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is, according to the Mayo Clinic, “an umbrella term” used to de