December 14, 2017
I am 41 years old, so I have not had my first colonoscopy yet. Fortunately, colon cancer does not run in my family, and I don’t have other factors that would increase my risk for the disease. I know the day will come, though, and I am...
December 13, 2017
It is hard to believe that it is almost time to say goodbye to 2017. Now is a good time to reflect on the memories of the previous year and to look forward to 2018.
New Year’s Resolutions are our traditional way to make a fresh...
December 12, 2017
There is nothing like the holidays to bring a family together for storytelling. My Grandma Shirley is one of the best storytellers I know. As a mother of 12 children, she has plenty of subject matter, I assure you! Some of her favorite stories involve family genealogy. She loves...
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...