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Top 10 Causes of Constipation and How to Find Relief

October 30, 2017

Are your bowels sluggish? Do you have the urge to go but can’t quite get it all out? You might be experiencing constipation. It’s a common health concern that affects all of us at some point in our lives. Constipation occurs when waste moves... read more

Myth Vs. Fact: Time How Long Does It Take to Get a Colonoscopy?

October 27, 2017

“I had to starve myself for days before my colonoscopy.”

“I had to take a week off work.”

“The procedure took all day.”

Let’s admit it. Everyone likes an embellished story. Exaggerations are part... read more

Naomi Leszczywski’s Colon Cancer Story

October 23, 2017

At 77, Naomi Leszczywski spends her days guarding her local elementary school’s crosswalk, practicing yoga and enjoying her family. She has led a healthy life, focusing on eating well and exercising, and raising four children to do the same. So naturally, Naomi, with historically clean medical records... read more

The End-of-the-Year Event You Didn’t Consider: A Colonoscopy

September 27, 2017

It’s hard to believe that 2017 will soon be over and the new year will soon be here. And while your thoughts might be focused on upcoming year-end celebrations or vacation time, one end-of-the-year event you may not have considered, but should, is having a colonoscopy.

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John Donegan’s Story: Surviving an Unlikely Diagnosis

September 21, 2017

John Donegan, a police officer and married father of three, was diagnosed with colon cancer just before his 49th birthday. With no family history, John never considered colon cancer a potential threat to his health. Of his 25 closest relatives, there were only two incidents of cancer – both... read more