Conditions that require colostomy bags, particularly on a permanent basis -- and for younger people -- bring a stigma that patients can face and conquer.
Most of us will experience diarrhea a couple of times a year, whether it’s from a bacterial infection, a food allergy or simply something you've eaten that disagrees with you. You can help yourself by eating the right foods.
This trail mix fits easily in a pocket or purse, and can help you avoid spur-of-the-moment fast food or other unhealthy choices. The protein, fiber, and whole grains will keep you satisfied.
An infusion-only diet keeps patients healthy without solid foods. It also protects digestive health and supports routine activities.
Lying on your left side at night has been shown to reduce acid reflux. Researchers are studying a new body pillow that keeps patients on their left sides at night as a help for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
Every 10 minutes, a new person adds his or her name to the national waiting list for an organ transplant. Some people die waiting, while many of us don’t even realize we can help.
Milk and dairy products are concentrated calcium sources, and we know calcium fortifies bones and prevents osteoporosis. However, a recent study suggests that while some milk may be good, more is not better.
Women who don’t drink may still be at risk for cirrhosis, even in their late teens and early 20s. Learn what you can do to protect yourself.
Plain oats (though packed with cholesterol-lowering and blood-sugar steadying soluble fiber) can get a little dull. With these 10 tips from Cleveland Clinic dietitian Laura Jeffers, MEd, RD, LD, you can mix and match enough healthful flavor combinations to power through your day.
You hear a lot about the supposed health benefits of a cleanse or detox, designed to eliminate toxins from your body. If you are considering such a regimen, here's what you need to know.