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New Way To Prevent Polyp Regrowth?

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Each year the American Cancer Society publishes a report that estimates the number of expected new cancer diagnoses in the coming year and the expected number of cancer related deaths during the same time period. This year’s report estimated that there will be over 135,000 new cases of colorectal...

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IBD and Brain Function - What's The Link?


For many years, doctors have been hearing complaints from IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease) patients that they are experiencing difficulty in concentration, memory lapses, and clouded thoughts. Studies are now showing that Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis (the most common IBDs) affect the body in ways...

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When Is Heartburn More Serious?


Heartburn is one of those things we seem to just deal with. A quick trip to the pharmacy will yield an abundance of over the counter fixes to that problem. But when are quick fixes not really fixes at all?   Gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD, is the medical term for heartburn which is...

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Are You Gluten Sensitive?

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When did gluten become such a hot topic? Gluten free options are flooding restaurants and grocery store shelves. There are debates about who should or shouldn't have gluten, whether or not you can be sensitive to gluten or if gluten intolerance is the only legitimate concern. The bottom line is how...

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What Does Your Weight Have To Do With Cancer Risk?

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Obesity is commonly linked with a higher risk for several different cancers including colon, breast and endometrial. Generally obesity isn't alone and people will have multiple weight related risk factors such as diabetes, sedentary lifestyle and poor nutrition. Multiple risk factors increase your...

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