November 29, 2017
Colon cancer is predicted to cause 50,260 deaths in 2017, which means it is still the third-leading cause of cancer death in the United States. About one in 20 Americans will receive a colon cancer diagnosis in his or her lifetime.
Probiotics are receiving considerable attention in their ability...
November 28, 2017
There would be very few cases of colon cancer if everyone went for screening as prescribed. Colon cancer is one of the most preventable cancers, yet it is one of the least prevented. If precancerous polyps are not discovered and removed, they can silently develop into cancer. Not...
November 22, 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. And while you may be preoccupied with planning for family gatherings and travel, it is important to make your health a top priority....
October 19, 2017
When we’re having issues with our digestive system, we may need to see a gastroenterologist (GI), a doctor who specializes in the treatment of conditions of the digestive tract, esophagus, liver, stomach, intestines, colon and liver. Some conditions that GI doctors treat include:Ulcer Irritable... read more
October 12, 2017
A common myth surrounding colonoscopies is that they are expensive. People think they will be expected to pay out of pocket for their screenings, but that is no longer the case. Today, most private health insurance companies cover the cost of screening colonoscopies as preventative care, and Medicare...