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Surgery often not needed to treat pelvic organ prolapse

The first medical records of “pelvic organ prolapse” date back to the Bronze Age. Ancient Egypt

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Orchid Island Crossfit announces event to benefit Veterans Council Feb. 13

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — Orchid Island Crossfit is pleased to announce the first "Hump for our Vet

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Inside the ER at the Sebastian River Medical Center

Television series such as “ER” and “Chicago Hope” gave viewers a sense of the backstage dram

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Study finds increase in ADHD diagnosis among schoolkids

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

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Study: Aerobic fitness keeps the brain ‘young’

It’s widely accepted there is a connection between physical and mental fitness, and neuroimaging s

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Cause unknown: Atrial fibrillation a $6.5-billion mystery

Atrial fibrillation, also known as AF or A-Fib, is a type of arrhythmia or irregular heartbeat – a

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Department of Health to hold health and safety fair Jan. 30

SEBASTIAN — The community is invited to attend a Community Health and Safety Fair on Saturday, Ja

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Memory loss doesn’t necessarily mean dementia

What scares today's senior citizens more than cancer, stroke, diabetes, heart failure, lung, liver o

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Some healthy advice: Stick to those fitness resolutions

It’s probably no surprise that the most common New Year’s resolution is to get in shape, and equ

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120 years of imaging now paying big dividends

When introduced in 1895, the X-ray was a modern marvel. For the first time in history, physicians co

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Navigators are steering heart re-admission rates lower

Ask Jason Nance who is most responsible for the success of the Indian River Medical Center's heart p

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Good news and bad news about endometrial cancer

The good news about endometrial cancer is that it’s most often caught early and treated effectivel