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Tom Lloyd

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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

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3D printing creates custom-fit knee joints

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

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Listening to patient key to proper bad-back diagnosis

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

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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

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Venomous fish pose greater danger than sharks

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

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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

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Sebastian hospital ‘desperately’ short of volunteers

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