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New mammogram rules target catching breast cancer earlier

More breast cancers will likely be found earlier due to new FDA standards that require mammogram providers to ...

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Light adjustable lens major advance for cataract patients

If you live long enough, the odds are you will need cataract surgery to remove a clouded lens ...

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Our shrinking attention spans: the causes – and the fix

Attention! If you’re like most people, you’re probably wondering what has happened to yours. Dr. Whitney Legler, a ...

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New high-tech therapy treats skin cancer without scarring

Being diagnosed with skin cancer is scary enough. But concerns are amplified when the cancer is on the ...

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Improved technologies help with common prostate problem

Most men over 50 will begin having signs of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), more commonly referred to as ...

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Hospital experts strive to reduce unnecessary antibiotic use

Antibiotic resistance isn’t a new problem, but it is one that continues to grow. “More than 2.8 million ...

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Cold laser therapy gaining acceptance for various treatments

Although low-level laser therapy has been around for a while, new medical conditions for which it is a ...

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VNA mobile clinic called ‘best-kept secret’ in the county

For more than a quarter century, the Visiting Nurse Association of the Treasure Coast’s Mobile Clinic has offered ...

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Exercise is a key component of recovery from serious injury

Orthopedic surgeons can work wonders – and having a dedicated, goal-oriented patient can help ensure a successful outcome ...

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CardioMEMS device detects heart failure early, saving lives

“Heart failure remains the leading cause of hospitalization and deaths, affecting about 45 million people worldwide, including 5-to-6 ...

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As diabetes crisis worsens, clear ways to lower your risk

There is a diabetes crisis in America, and it is getting worse. According to the American Diabetes Association ...

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Frontotemporal most common dementia for those under 60

When the family of show business legend Bruce Willis announced that he had been diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia ...