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Tom Lloyd

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Sebastian River proud of ER team’s ‘door-to-doc’ time

One thing that’s not likely to change in the immediate aftermath of Steward Health’s takeover of

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Implanted pump works wonders during heart surgery

Dr. Dinesh Patel is a cardiac surgery specialist whose skills are so sought-after that he performs p

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So long, pardner: Popular Vero doctor pulling up stakes

A pair of well broken-in cowboy boots might be the first visual cue that Dr. William (Bill) Frazier

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Opioid ‘madness,’ not legal reefer, poses bigger threat

“Reefer Madness,” “The Assassin of Youth,” “The Devil’s Weed” and “The Terrible Trut

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Raves for new CAR T-cell blood-cancer treatment

Physicians in general – and oncologists in particular – don’t tend toward hyperbole. So, when

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Doc stocks new endoscopy center with high-tech goodies

Now that ground has been broken on the new Scully Endoscopy Center at the Indian River Medical Cente

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Steward Health outlines its ‘model’ for area hospitals

Spotting a polar bear here on the Treasure Coast in July or August is definitely not a common occurr

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Do’s and don’ts of CPAP cleaning (and yes, Scotch works)

Millions of Americans use continuous positive air pressure – or CPAP – machines to combat obstru

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‘Cutting edge’ hiatal hernia surgery available here

By the age of 60, a whopping – and oddly symmetrical – 60 percent of all seniors will develop so

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Construction starts on new IRMC endoscopy center

Having gastrointestinal issues? You are far from alone. The National Institute of Diabetes and Dige

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Massage therapy has major benefits for cancer patients

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Why wait? Get ‘healthier now’ with weight-loss surgery

Dr. Jason Radecke has a radical idea. This particular bariatric surgeon, who has a 5-star rating fr