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How to Stop Colon Cancer in Its Tracks

Many people tell themselves, “What I don’t know won’t hurt me.” However, when it comes to colon cancer, this can be a very dangerous way to think.

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How Small Diet Changes Can Help Control Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Small changes to your diet can help you control your bloating, gas, abdominal pain, constipation and diarrhea. Try these simple substitutions for two weeks and see if your symptoms improves.

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Acid Reflux: How to Know When You Need More Than Medicine

Do you take over-the-counter medicine for heartburn? If you’re taking antacids or H2 blockers more than once a week to ease your pain, there may be a better, long-term solution for your symptoms.

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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.

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