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Face it, we live in a high-calorie world where it's increasingly difficult to maintain a healthy weight, despite unrelenting and unrealistic pressure to look like a supermodel.
Welcome to the New Year! Making and keeping a resolution can be daunting as unfortunately, many fail within the first few weeks of January because old habits are hard to break.
Colon cancer is most often thought of as an older person’s disease. In fact, current screening guidelines for colon cancer begin at age 50 for people without a family history of the ...
So far, the cause of colon cancer remains a mystery. Colon cancer usually presents after the fifth decade of life and often presents with vague symptoms.
A new national campaign to educate the public about the health dangers of smoking and secondhand smoke exposure has been launched by the U.S.
Many people dread the word "colonoscopy" because they have either heard about the prep work required beforehand or fear the actual procedure itself as it does entail a very tiny camera ...
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, "colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States and the third most common cancer ...
This week in my office, a 53-year-old woman complaining of gastrointestinal issues refused to get a colonoscopy because she was afraid of the ‘prep’ required the day before.
With a history of colon cancer in my family, I am naturally drawn to any information about preventive measures through diet.
Dr. Ben Ebrahimi explains the stages of colon cancer and shares the three ways a patient with colon cancer can be treated. Dr. Ebrahimi is an oncologist at San Antonio Community Hospital.
Colon polyps are growths on the lining of the colon or rectum. The colon and the rectum are parts of the large intestine. It is all part of the digestive system.
The two most common kinds of polyp are:
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EmpowHER Founder & Chairman Michelle King Robson shares her own personal health story and explains why women need to advocate for their own health and wellness!