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Baby Boomers Take Note!

Baby Boomers

Most baby boomers have gotten used to having a lot of doctors appointments, complete with tests, preventative screenings, and blood work. While it’s not much fun to be continually poked and prodded, the CDC is recommending one additional screening for those born between 1945 and 1956 – a hepatitis...

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Never Too Late To Be Screened

According to a study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine 2014, older adults who have never been screened for Colon Cancer (23 percent of US elderly individuals), one-time screening appears to be cost-effective up to age 86 years. This is based on a “modeling” simulation study that...

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Presidental Treatment

It is unusual for chronic acid reflux to not be accompanied by the traditional heartburn, but President Obama has shown that it is possible. The President was treated at Walter Reed hospital recently to trace the source of a chronic sore throat. The physicians there determined that the president...

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The More You Know

With knowledge comes personal empowerment. And when it comes to healthcare this is particularly true. Especially when it comes to choosing who should perform any medical endoscopies and where you should have them performed. Did you know that the Associates in Digestive Health (ADH), of Cape Coral,...

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Is There A Link?

It's October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, when everything seems to turn pink. But we are gastroenterologists, so what is the link? Both breast and colorectal cancers have a risk factor in common - obesity, and that is not all; having a sedentary lifestyle and eating a high fat/low fiber diet...

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