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Better roadmap emerges for treating prostate cancer

Medicine is such a fast-changing field, with so many important advances happening all the time, that

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Versatile surgeon has appetite for weight-loss surgery

As a general surgeon with Indian River Medical Center, Dr. Theodore (Ted) Perry’s catalogue raison

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Home healthcare firm Trilogy planning Vero office

Kim Weir may be a self-professed “small-town girl from Michigan,” but as the executive vice pres

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Scully-Welsh confronts rare case of acute myeloid leukemia

Delivering bad news is something no doctor enjoys, but it is part of the job for Scully-Welsh medica

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IRMC’s new Scully Endoscopy Center opens for business

After roughly seven months of construction, IRMC’s new $6.1 million Scully Endoscopy Center opened

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Medical pot can be ‘godsend’ for chronic pain sufferers

Dr. Alita Sikora practices integrative medicine, which Duke Medicine defines as “an approach to ca

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Getting testy: Debate rages over value of PSA screening

There’s been a debate in the medical community for a while about whether prostate-specific antigen

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Hurtin’ for certain? Doc specializes in treating chronic pain

While it is certain chronic pain is one of the most common problems facing Americans, the number of

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome now seen as physical disorder

It seems that chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is finally getting the recognition it deserves as a phy

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Weight-loss surgery can have wide-ranging benefits

Medical definitions can be a very tricky thing. Take, for example, one seemingly clear-cut word: cur

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‘Lessen’ plan: Reducing stress key to good mental health

The new administrative director of Vero Beach’s Behavioral Health Center has only been on the job

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Scully Welsh ‘cancer stalker’ finds funds to help patients

Most people work for a living. Jalicia Gachelin works to help cancer patients keep living … and to