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Tom Lloyd

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Polypharmacy poses peril for millions of seniors

America has a drug problem and it’s not the one you see on the nightly news. This problem is ca

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Doc: Spine surgery much improved in recent years

While most people think neurosurgeons like Dr. Jacob Januszewski mainly, or even exclusively, operat

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SRMC’s ‘JointCoach’ is winning surgery patients over

Hospitals and outside surgery centers nationwide have been scrambling recently to get joint replacem

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Outpatient knee replacement surgery has arrived

In January of this year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services removed total knee arthrop

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Speak up: Erectile dysfunction is very treatable

Despite a TV advertising binge that started around 2004 and still continues today for prescription p

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Vero surgeon fixes sight for sore eyes in Mexico

If luxury travel is your thing, don’t even think about taking your next “vacation” with Vero B

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Ear, nose and throat doc hails new ETD procedure

Eustachian tube dysfunction, or ETD, is a common and annoying condition that some people may have ha

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Road ‘show’: Mobile high-tech scanners draw raves

When it comes to learning about “something big” in the world of potentially lifesaving medical s

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IRMC wound healing center takes on diabetic ulcers

If you have a diabetic leg or foot wound, you’ve got a lot friends. Unfortunately, they’re no

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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

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Shock talk: Heart experts debate benefits of ‘LifeVest’

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

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BMI issue weighs on knee/hip replacement candidates

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