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POSTED ON 03/13/2017
This March, make sure you talk a lot about your colon. Seem like a strange topic of conversation? It shouldn’t be. We’re celebrating national Colon Cancer Awareness Month this March at Associates in Digestive Health, and we invite you to join us. The American Cancer Society projects over 135,...
POSTED ON 02/13/2017
Most baby boomers have gotten used to having a lot of doctors appointments, complete with tests, preventative screenings, and blood work. While it’s not much fun to be continually poked and prodded, the CDC is recommending one additional screening for those born between 1945 and 1956 – a hepa...
POSTED ON 01/09/2017
Each year the American Cancer Society publishes a report that estimates the number of expected new cancer diagnoses in the coming year and the expected number of cancer related deaths during the same time period. This year’s report estimated that there will be over 135,000 new cases of colorect...
POSTED ON 12/20/2016
For many years, doctors have been hearing complaints from IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease) patients that they are experiencing difficulty in concentration, memory lapses, and clouded thoughts. Studies are now showing that Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis (the most common IBDs) affect the body in ...
POSTED ON 11/22/2016
Heartburn is one of those things we seem to just deal with. A quick trip to the pharmacy will yield an abundance of over the counter fixes to that problem. But when are quick fixes not really fixes at all?Gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD, is the medical term for heartburn which is c...
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