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One Youngster's Super Power: Living Joyfully With a GI Disorder

Getting chronic constipation under control can greatly improve a child's quality of life. Learn more about how Rainbow physicians helped one little girl.

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New Guidelines Advise Younger Age For First Colorectal Cancer Screening

Since 1994, colorectal cancer has increased 51 percent among those under age 50. Learn when you should start thinking about a colorectal cancer screening.

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Research Uncovers a Missing Link in Crohn’s Disease Treatment

A study led a UH researcher is looking at the role played by fungi in the development and aggravation of Crohn’s disease.

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The Link Between Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Heart Attacks

A recent study led by University Hospitals researchers suggests a strong link between gut health and heart health.

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When Should You Begin Colon Cancer Screenings?

Colon cancer often appears symptoms until it's quite advanced, so screening such as colonoscopy are essential to find and stop the disease early when it's treatable and beatable.

Acid Reflux Got You Down?

Your Heartburn Might Be More Than a Stomach Ache

If you are constantly plagued by heartburn, it might be more than a simple stomach ache. You might be suffering from gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, one of the most common digestive disorders in the United States.

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6 Ways to Boost Your Child’s Gut Health

A healthy gastrointestinal tract helps kids thrive. But sometimes your child's digestive system needs a little TLC. Find out how to bolster your child's digestive health.

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You Have Options When It Comes to Screening for Colorectal Cancer

Although a colonoscopy is the gold standard for finding and treating colorectal cancer, there are other choices for people at low risk for colon cancer. Learn more about these colon cancer screenings options.

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