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For 5 million Americans, PBA is no laughing matter

There are several conditions that affect around 5 million Americans in any given year – including

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Matter-of-fact advice for dealing with hemorrhoids

Nobody really likes to talk about hemorrhoids – well, nobody who isn’t a gastroenterologist, any

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Why outpatient knee surgery may be ‘the next big thing’

“Outpatient” and “arthroplasty" are two terms rarely used in the same sentence – unless you

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Lighten up! Non-surgical weight-loss options available

When does “getting bigger” help people with weight problems? That’s not a trick question, and

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No bones about it: Vero doc takes on osteoporosis

Longtime orthopedic specialist Dr. Seth Coren has a bone to pick with osteoporosis. And he has a lo

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Heart specialist’s full attention on prevention

Dr. Seth Trifiro, a newly-minted cardiovascular specialist who joined Sebastian River Medical Center

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Shining an endoscopic light on Barrett’s esophagus

Barrett’s esophagus, according to Indian River Medical Center gastroenterologist Dr. Ashley Canipe

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Progress on diagnosing Alzheimer’s at earlier stage

Researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have developed a chemical c

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New primary care doc eager to build her practice

The healthcare system in this country is – hands down – the most expensive in the world, yet it

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Scan-do: New 3-D imaging spots early breast cancers

What you can’t see can still hurt you. Worse, it can sometimes kill you. That’s especially true

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Kids and food allergies: New research on prevention

This is one in an occasional series about children’s health issues. We know that many of our reade

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Anxiety disorder doubles men’s cancer-death risk

If another reason is needed for men to seek treatment when suffering from anxiety, a large European