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POSTED ON 12/31/2014
According to a study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine 2014, older adults who have never been screened for Colon Cancer (23 percent of US elderly individuals), one-time screening appears to be cost-effective up to age 86 years.This is based on a ...
POSTED ON 12/08/2014
It is unusual for chronic acid reflux to not be accompanied by the traditional heartburn, but President Obama has shown that it is possible. The President was treated at Walter Reed hospital recently to trace the source of a chronic sore throat. The physicians there determined that the president ...
POSTED ON 12/03/2014
This week, on the news, there were stories about diet soda and its affect on gut bacteria. Then the story quickly turned to glucose intolerance - what is the connection?Our digestive tract is a virtual microbiome, housing many different types of bacteria, tha...
POSTED ON 11/13/2014
A report published in the Journal of American Medical Association (Nov.5) has both good and bad news regarding the incidence of colorectal cancers in America. The good news is that cancer rates, in adults over 50, have been steadily declining over the last 30 years. This decline is being credited...
POSTED ON 10/18/2014
With knowledge comes personal empowerment. And when it comes to healthcare this is particularly true. Especially when it comes to choosing who should perform any medical endoscopies and where you should have them performed.Did you know that the Associates ...
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