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Women make up bulk of weight-loss surgery patients

More than one-third of Americans are obese and 5 percent or more are morbidly obese, meaning they ha

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Human hand: Complex, and often taken for granted

Your hands – especially as you age – are subject to the modern-day equivalent of all “the slin

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Reverse shoulder replacements hailed as game-changer

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons calls the shoulder joint “the most flexible joint in

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Scully-Welsh specialist buoyed by surge of new cancer drugs

Dr. Alan Grosset, who joined the staff at the Scully-Welsh Cancer Center in September, has a pair of

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New diabetes treatment guidelines get to heart of matter

The American Diabetes Association has released its new “2019 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes

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Irritable bowels? There’s often a simple, inexpensive cure

Problems with the lower gastrointestinal tract – or lower GI tract – are not the sort of things

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‘Spin’ class: Physical therapy can quickly cure vertigo

Vertigo is the perception of motion when no movement is present or the abnormal perception of motion

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Probiotics increasingly popular, but many questions remain

Probiotics are everywhere these days. You can find them in drugstores, health food stores, grocery s

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Scully-Welsh doc: ‘Very exciting time’ to be an oncologist

Dr. Alice Cintra, one of the newest physicians at Vero Beach’s Scully-Welsh Cancer Center, is a me

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Studies rebut aspirin-a-day heart-health strategy

Are you one of the millions of people taking a baby aspirin a day because you believe it is good for

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Malnutrition means peril for head/neck cancer patients

Scully-Welsh Cancer Center radiation oncologist Dr. John Petersen has a passion for nutrition. For a

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Holy cow! Bovine patch may help fix torn rotator cuff

Rotator cuff tears are so common, says the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, “that each ye