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Sick Chid Vomiting

Do You Know When to Visit the ER for Vomiting?

Tags: crohn's, Crohn's disease, food poisoning, stomach ache, stomach flu

Vomiting can be tied to different conditions that may pass on their own. In other cases, you may need a trip to the emergency room for intravenous fluids. Know when to treat the issue at home and when to see a doctor.

bowel discomfort

Help for Fecal Incontinence: Take Control of Your Bowels

Tags: bowel control issues, bowel disorder, diarrhea, fecal incontinence

Bowel problems aren't as uncommon as you might think. Treatment is available, and you don't need to suffer from this uncomfortable disorder.

Recipe: Loaded Baked Potato

Recipe: Loaded Baked Potato With Black Beans

Tags: fruits and vegetables, grilling, healthy diet, summer

Try this protein-packed vegetarian meal for days when you don't have time to cook. Bake the potato in the microwave, add beans and other ingredients and serve with frozen steamed vegetables. It's ready in 10 minutes!

Bulger Salad

Recipe: Fresh Mediterranean Bulgur Salad

Tags: healthy diet, Recipes

This salad offers the fresh taste of grape tomatoes, cucumbers and dill in an olive oil, lemon and vinegar dressing. It also calls for bulgur, a whole grain that is full of fiber.

Recipe: Yogurt Fruit Dip

Recipe: Yogurt Honey Dip With Fruit Kabobs

Tags: fruits and vegetables, healthy dessert, Recipes

This simple, sweet and healthy treat is delicious and good for you too. Probiotics in the yogurt introduce beneficial bacteria to the gastrointestinal tract and can help support your digestion and immune health.

Recipe: Beef and Veggie Kabobs

Recipe: Low-Fat Grilled Beef and Veggie Kabobs

Tags: fruits and vegetables, healthy diet, Recipes

This recipe includes sirloin, one of the leaner cuts of beef. Grill it with plenty of vegetables and simple seasonings to make this easy, delicious and flavorful meal.

Recipe: Broccoli Salad

Recipe: Crunchy Broccoli Walnut Salad

Tags: fruits and vegetables, Recipes

Try this colorful salad recipe to mix things up. The orange juice dressing lends sweetness to the salad, while the broccoli and sunflower seeds create texture for a recipe sure to please the whole family.

Recipe: Veggie Dip

Recipe: Creamy, Low-Fat Cucumber Yogurt Dip

Tags: fruits and vegetables, Recipes

This refreshing dip makes a great summer picnic side dish or appetizer. With cucumbers and yogurt, it's a cool treat that's good for your stomach too.

6 Things To Do When Diagnosed with Cancer

Radiation Beams Fight Tough Colon Cancer

Tags: colon, colon cancer, liver cancer, lung cancer, prostate cancer, radiation, radiofrequency ablation, spinal tumors, Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT), treatments, Tumors

Imagine focusing hundreds of radiation beams on a cancerous tumor, hitting it hard with radiation. It’s called Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) and can treat colon cancers that have spread to a person’s liver.

Apple Rings

Recipe: Chewy Cinnamon Apple Chips

Tags: fruits and vegetables, healthy diet, Recipes, snacking

These apple chips are a healthy alternative to potato chips. Use them to create a colorful food gift or snack for a packed lunch. Another benefit: They make your house smell wonderful as they bake.