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New, highly effective leukemia treatment reported

In the not-too-distant past, according to Vero Beach oncologist Dr. Raul Storey, a diagnosis of leuk

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Pap smear still best tool for cervical cancer detection

In the struggle against cancers of all kinds, some of the best news comes from the success the medic

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Technology advances bring alternatives to heart transplant

In the not-too-distant past, the only permanent fix for a failing heart was a heart transplant. As e

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12 million Americans have a hard time swallowing

Strictly speaking, dysphagia – severe difficulty swallowing – is not a disease. Nevertheless, it

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Targeted therapies bring hope for ovarian cancer patients

Twenty years ago, there weren’t many treatment options for chemotherapy-resistant ovarian cancer,

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Literacy Services holds inaugural ‘Parents Engaged Now’ graduation

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — Literacy Services of Indian River County recently held its inaugural PEN (P

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Vero Beach Fearless Caregiver Conference to be held Dec. 9

VERO BEACH — The Vero Beach Fearless Caregiver Conference will be held at the Vero Beach Communit

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Study offers hope for better treatment of ulcerative colitis

Ulcerative colitis (UC) is an uncomfortable condition for its 700,000 American sufferers; often havi

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CKD: The deadliest disease you’ve never heard of

Thirty-one million Americans have this disease and it is the eighth leading cause of death in the co

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Organizations gather for ‘Unity in the Community’ health event Dec. 12

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — A number of community organizations will gather for a "Unity in the Communi

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Local dentists offer free services for ‘Project Christmas Smile!’ Dec. 5

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — The Florida Department of Health in Indian River County’s Dental Clinic,

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We Care Foundation opens new clinic Dec. 4

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - The grand opening celebration of the We Care Foundation of Indian River’s ne