Don’t buy into the many myths about colonoscopy. Most people don’t even remember their exam once it’s done. And today’s preps are literally easier to swallow.
If your child has been diagnosed with Crohn’s disease, you most likely — and understandably– have many questions and concerns. To navigate through this disease, it’s important that you know exactly what this autoimmune disorder is.
With continued evidence piling up that shows red meat and processed meats – such as bacon and sausage – are not good for your health, it’s time to start choosing the white meat or vegetarian option.
Scientific evidence has been accumulating for decades that colon cancer is more common among people who eat the most red meat and processed meat.
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From colon cancer concerns to stress, what are your bowel movements telling you?
It’s important to know the characteristics of reliable medical screening tests. Use this list of criteria to be sure the tests are appropriate — and likely to do more good than harm.
If you’re undergoing treatment for cancer, you may have special needs where sleeping is concerned. Get back to sleep with expert advice from Nurse Practitioner Jamie Schwachter, BSN, MSN, NP-C
There’s more evidence linking activity level to good health. A new study shows that middle-aged men with a high level of cardiovascular fitness have a lower incidence of lung and colon cancers. They’re also less likely to die from their cancer. “More and more data is coming out that regular exercise is important to prevent … Read More
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.
Contributors: John Vargo, MD, MPH, Bret Lashner, MD, Mansour Parsi, MD, MPH, and Maged Rizk, MD There have been a lot of news stories lately about people undergoing endoscopy procedures who have contracted the superbug called carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae — or what’s more commonly referred to as CRE. As a result, many of our patients have … Read More