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POSTED ON 06/05/2015
There has always been a known link between obesity in adults and the increased risk of developing colon cancer; but, a new study may show that the true risk is developed across a lifetime. The study, out of Sweden, followed a group of men for up to 35 years....
POSTED ON 04/08/2015
April is Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month. Esophageal cancers are not often discussed in public forums. Googling the term provides few results. But, there is a slow increase in the incidence of the disease. It's time to talk Esophageal Cancers!The ASGE, American Society for Gastrointestin...
POSTED ON 03/02/2015
March is the month set aside for Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Unlike it's counterpart in October, the country doesn't turn blue for the month. Wonder why?It is probably the subject matter. People don't feel comfortable discussing their colon in public. ...
POSTED ON 01/28/2015
A simple internet search on the benefits of vitamin D produces a surprising array of results. Low levels of the sunshine vitamin are linked to obesity, poor brain function, increased risk for respiratory infections, and now - colon cancer.So many researchers ...
POSTED ON 01/15/2015
For years we have been told that walking is a great way to stay in shape, lose weight, and fix a variety of health issues. A new study from Cambridge University has added another reason to lace up your sneakers - a longer life.  The study looked at people w...
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