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FALL 2016

Fall 2016
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FELLSMERE PROJECT ON TRACK

Once a boom town on the cusp of becoming one of Florida’s biggest communities, Fellsmere history credits its stunted growth to a two-day, 8.8-inch downpour and a lack of drainage canals.


 
Living room
FARM'S VIEW REIGNS SUPREME

The lakefront home at Ludlum Farm opens out in all directions to horses and nature with magnificent views and breezes.


 
Rendering
BACKUS MUSEUM TO UNVEIL ADDITION

It doesn’t want to be the hidden jewel of the Treasure Coast anymore.


 
lamb chops
SLICE OF PARIS IN VERO BEACH

If you want traditional French fare, made by a French chef, then look no further than Bistro Fourchette (little fork) in Old Downtown Vero Beach.


Allan Osteen and Gregory Enns
INDIAN RIVER MAGAZINE HITS A MILESTONE

It was the most unlikely of places to initiate a business deal. But it happened 10 years ago at Riverside Memorial Park cemetery in Fort Pierce.

 

TREASURE COAST MEDICAL REPORT - Special Annual Section

Robert Lord
MARTIN HEALTH'S HOME-GROWN CHIEF

On July 11, Robert Lord Jr. took over the helm as president and CEO of Martin Health System, which includes three hospitals, a MediCenter, a freestanding emergency center and numerous clinics.

 

Mosquito Control truck spraying
GUIDELINES TO PREVENT ZIKA

You’ve probably heard about the Zika virus affecting Florida. The good news is that most infected people can simply wait for the illness to take its course. The bad news, however, for pregnant women is that Zika can cause devastating birth defects.

 

DR. STEPHEN E. MCINTYRE
The RUNNING DOCTOR

When he is not running around Stuart or competing in races, E. Stephen McIntyre walks between heart patients, often healing them with cutting-edge medicine.

 

Erwin Ramos
The COMPASSIONATE PSYCHIATRIST

Erwin Ramos is an old-fashioned kind of psychiatrist, someone who not only prescribes medication, but also offers talk-therapy to patients.

 

PRASAD CHALASANI
The HEART DOCTOR

Some Treasure Coast residents who need heart valve replacement, but are considered too sick to undergo open heart surgery, have found relief in a procedure inaugurated at The Heart Institute at Lawnwood Regional Medical Center in Fort Pierce.