7 Tips to Promote Heart Health and Reduce Colon Cancer Risk

February 15, 2018

February is American Heart Health Month. During this month of love and sentiment, take some time to evaluate how your daily choices affect your heart health. Living a heart-healthy life will naturally reduce your risk of developing cancer. This includes lowering your risk for colon cancer, the third-leading... read more

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month—Get Screened Early

February 6, 2018

National Colon Cancer Awareness Month is celebrated every March. First established President Bill Clinton in 2000, Colon Cancer Awareness Month is a time to focus on colon cancer education and prevention.

The Problem of Colon Cancer

It is estimated that one out of 20 Americans will develop colon... read more

What are Thyroid Symptoms You Should Not Ignore?

January 11, 2018

January is Thyroid Awareness Month. The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped endocrine gland located in the lower front of the neck. It produces thyroid hormones, which are released into the blood and distributed throughout the body.

Thyroid hormones regulate metabolism and maintain homeostasis. They help the... read more

New Year’s Resolution: Improve Colon Health, Prevent Colon Cancer

January 9, 2018

Make Colon Cancer Prevention a Priority in 2018

Colon cancer is the third-leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States, and contrary to what most people think, it is not just older people who are affected. People of all ages are diagnosed with colon cancer each year, and... read more

Should Colonoscopy Screening Begin at a Younger Age?

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... read more