Ulcerative Colitis: Know the Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments
Ulcerative colitis is a condition impacting the rectum and colon. Discover more about this chronic disease and how it might affect your health.Read
What Are the Differences Between Acid Reflux vs. GERD?
GERD and acid reflux may seem to be the same; however, there is a clear difference between these two conditions. Read on to find out more.Read
What Is FibroScan® and How Does It Help?
The FibroScan test is a cutting-edge ultrasound exam used to detect liver scarring and stiffness in order to track a variety of liver conditions.Read
What Are the Causes of Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Am I at Risk?
Irritable bowel syndrome can lead to diarrhea, gas, abdominal pain, and other GI issues. Learn about the causes and risk factors for this condition.Read
Common Consumer Pitfalls on a High Deductible Health Plan
You cannot take full advantage of your HDHP unless you understand its benefits and your responsibilitiesRead
What Should You Know About Celiac Disease?
Celiac disease can affect your gastrointestinal (GI) system in several ways. Read more about this condition and how to guard your gut health.Read
Learn the Signs and Symptoms of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
IBD can involve lasting symptoms like diarrhea, abdominal pain, and other issues. Does having this condition mean living uncomfortably for life?Read
45 Is the New 50: Changes in Colonoscopy Guidelines
In the past, 50 was the magic number for colon cancer exams. However, the CDC and GI physicians now suggest getting screenings as early as 45.Read
When Should You Get Screened for Colorectal Cancer?
Having a colon cancer screening can help protect your colon and rectal health and fight colorectal cancer before the disease arises or progresses.Read
Why do I get Sulfur Burps and How Can I Prevent Them?
Learn more about what causes sulfur burps, the cause, and remedies that can help you.Read
Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Increase Risk of Cancer Death
Consuming sugary beverages like soda, flavored coffees and energy drinks could increase your risk fo cancer death.Read
Actors “Lead From Behind” With Colonoscopy Screenings
A simple bet between friends — and colonoscopy screenings — may have saved the lives of actors Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney.Read
Certain Types of Fiber Affect IBD Patients Differently
New research suggests a stool test could help doctors create customized nutrition plans for patients with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitisRead
Disparities Continue in Early-onset CRC Survival Rates
A recent data analysis discovered that racial and ethnic disparities continue to affect survival rates in early-onset CRC patients.Read
European Study Confirms Value of Colonoscopy
A recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine has generated considerable attention regarding the value of screening colonoscopy.Read
Prevent Reflux with a GERD-friendly Thanksgiving Diet
Thanksgiving is probably the most anticipated meal of the year, but it can cause serious discomfort for people who suffer from GERD.Read
Schedule Your Colonoscopy or GI Procedure Before Year End
As the calendar year closes, assessing whether you have utilized your healthcare benefits to the maximum is wise.Read
Occasionally, everyone experiences acid reflux, or gastroesophageal reflux (GERD).Read
Endocuff Device May Help GI Doctors Find More Colon Polyps
The Endocuff was designed to smooth out folds in the colon wall and help maintain colonoscope stability during withdrawal.Read
How You Can Have Better Health for the New Year
Begin the new year with improved gut health. Learn how to aid digestion and how good gastrointestinal health can enhance your overall well-being.Read