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4 Easy & Effective Ways to Care for Your Colon

When thinking about getting tested for possible health problems, most people think about routine blood tests, eye exams, mammograms and such. A colon health check up is usually far from our minds. But…

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Managing Diverticular Disease

Luckily, diverticulosis is treatable and may be preventable. A few lifestyle changes can be the key to a healthy digestive tract.…

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Diverticular Disease 101

Diverticular disease actually consists of three conditions - diverticulosis, diverticulitis, and diverticular bleeding affecting the intestine, usually the large intestine or colon. Watch this to lear…

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Understanding Colon Cancer

Colon - or colorectal -- cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in the US -- around 143,000 Americans will be diagnosed this year alone. Watch this for warning signs to treatment options.…

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Preventing Colon Cancer

Q: My mother died from colon cancer, so I get regular colonoscopies. I've had several polyps removed already. What more can I do to help prevent the disease? A: This is an issue of great personal c…

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