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The Importance of Colon Cancer Screening

The Importance of Colon Cancer Screening

by Gianina (SU)
Of all cancers, colon cancer (colorectal cancer) is the third leading killer, but it can be prevented with early detection through regular screening.

What Is Diverticular Disease?

What Is Diverticular Disease?

by Gianina (SU)
Diverticular disease isn’t something most of us like to talk about, but it’s certainly something we all need to pay attention to – and guard against.

How to Tell if Flatulence is Something Serious

How to Tell if Flatulence is Something Serious

by Gianina (SU)
There have been many jokes centering on flatulence, but the gas that is accompanied with bloating and pain is no laughing matter.

What Foods to Eat During a Diverticulitis Flare-Up

What Foods to Eat During a Diverticulitis Flare-Up

by Gianina (SU)
Diverticulitis may develop when small, bulging pouches (diverticula) form in the lining of your colon and become infected, but its origin may actually begin with your diet.

Facts About Heartburn, Acid Reflux, and GERD

Facts About Heartburn, Acid Reflux, and GERD

by Holly (SU)
The terms heartburn, acid reflux, and GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) are often used interchangeably. In reality, they can be very different.

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