#MarchForth -- A Colonoscopy Can Save Your Life

#MarchForth

A Colonoscopy Can Save Your Life

Recipe: Sweet and Savory Roasted Brussels

Recipe: Sweet and Savory Roasted Brussels Sprouts

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Brussels sprouts are a good source of fiber and vitamin C. Apple and balsamic vinegar lend a tasty twist to this interesting vegetable, with a bit of ham to add flavor.


How to Cut Colon Cancer Risk Before Age 50 (Infographic)

How to Cut Colon Cancer Risk Before Age 50 (Infographic)

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Colon cancer rates are on the rise in a surprising age group: people age 20 to 49. Experts think this alarming trend may be due to poor diet and rising obesity rates.


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Obese Children Have Greater Risk for Adult Heart Disease

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For many people, obesity starts developing in early childhood, when good dietary and exercise habits are neglected. It's important for parents to know there's long-term danger in their children being overweight or obese.


Should You Visit the Emergency Department, Urgent Care of Express Care? Use these tips.

Should You Visit the Emergency Department, Urgent Care or Express Care?

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In what situations should you get your loved one to a hospital Emergency Department (ED) versus an urgent care center, express care center or primary care doctor? Find out.


Do you know the truth about shingles? Don’t fall for these 7 myths.

Do You Know the Truth About Shingles? (Infographic)

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Debunk the top seven myths about shingles, a painful skin rash that attacks one in three people.


Superbug CRE Outbreaks and Endoscopy: 4 Things You Should Know

Superbug CRE Outbreaks and Endoscopy: 4 Things You Should Know

Tags: colon cancer, colonoscopy, colorectal cancer, endoscopy, superbug

There has been a lot of press lately about people contracting CRE during endoscopy. Cleveland Clinic gastroenterologists discuss why endoscopy is still safe.


Genes and heart disease

Is Heart Disease In Your Genes?

Tags: abnormal genes, aortic stenosis, genetics, HCM, heart, heart and vascular institute, heart failure, heart health, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, long qt syndrome, marfan syndrome, research, statins, sudden cardiac death

Researchers continue to uncover ways genes influence or cause heart disease. But how best to use this information is not always clear.


How Mixing Medicine and Alcohol Can Harm You

How Mixing Medicine and Alcohol Can Harm You

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If your physician asks you how many alcoholic drinks you consume every day, there’s good reason to be precise. If you are taking medication, consuming alcoholic drinks regularly could create serious health problems.


3 Common Medications You May Need to Avoid with Heart Problems

Heart Patients: 3 Common Medications You May Need to Avoid

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Heart patients should know risks of taking aspirin, NSAID pain relievers and some antibiotics. Studies show these common medications can increase risk of bleeding, arrhythmia and more.


Salmon and Cannellini Bean Salad Recipe

The Best Diet to Lower Your Colon Cancer Risk

Tags: colon cancer, colorectal cancer, fiber, fish, fruits and vegetables, healthy diet, Mediterranean diet, vegetarian

Research has shown that what you eat can play a large role in your risk for developing colorectal cancer. Find out which diet offesr the most protection against developing colorectal cancer.