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Colon Cancer Risk: Does Healthy Living Trump Genetics?

December 21, 2016

We all have that one feature about ourselves that we wish we could change. For me, it has always been my nose. The genetics fairy didn’t bless me with a delicate nose like my mother and my sisters. Instead, I inherited my father’s Roman... read more

Study Links Sugary Drinks to Cancer Risk

December 13, 2016

Two months ago, I said goodbye to a very sweet friend. It wasn’t an easy decision at all, but our relationship had deteriorated to the point where it just wasn’t healthy anymore. This friend often made me feel horrible, sapped all my energy, and... read more

The Colon Fighting Component That Might Be Missing from Your Diet

November 17, 2016

Sometimes I feel like I’ve seen every fad diet, exercise gadget and weight loss program under the sun. I’ve seen the grapefruit diet, blood-type diet, alkaline diet, Mediterranean diet, and juice cleanse. I’ve watched advertisements for the Brazil Butt Lift, Ab Lounger,... read more

Gotta Go? Here’s Why You Should Pop a Squat

November 10, 2016

The john. The commode. The loo. The crapper. The porcelain throne. We each have our own affectionate term for the toilet, but we all have the same way of using it. And as it turns out, that way is wrong. Yes, you read that correctly. Our number one... read more

From Lattes to Colonoscopies: Strip Malls Offer One-Stop Shopping

October 20, 2016

I have a love-hate relationship with the mall. On one hand, I can find almost anything I need in a one-stop shopping extravaganza. On the other hand, I find myself wandering into stores that were not on my list. I suddenly feel drawn to look at clothes and... read more