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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

Crohn’s disease is a type of chronic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). It can affect any part of the GI tract from the mouth to the anus, but is most commonly found at the end of the small intestine where it joins the beginning of the large...

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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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The Best and Worst Foods When You Have Acid Reflux

A hot burning in the chest, a bitter taste in the throat, a gassy bloating in the stomach – acid reflux is no picnic. What you eat, however, can make the difference between sweet relief and sour misery.

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