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Could Eating Purple Potatoes Be Your Best Defense Against Colon Cancer?

November 30, 2017

If an apple a day keeps the doctor away, what does a purple potato do?

Apparently, a purple potato a day keeps colon cancer at bay! According to a new study in The Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, by increasing your intake of purple potatoes and other... read more

5 Reasons You Should Schedule Your Colonoscopy in November

November 30, 2017

Is it really November already? Yes, the holidays are upon us, and there’s no denying that the year is coming to an end. Your mind is probably consumed with planning for family gatherings and travel, but make your health a top priority. When is the last... read more

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