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9 Tips for Healthy Bowel Movements

Frequency, shape, size, color, and other fecal features can tell you a great deal about your overall health, how your gastrointestinal tract is functioning and even give you clues about...

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How to Prepare for a Colonoscopy

Every year, nearly 140,000 Americans are diagnosed with colorectal cancer, and more than 50,000 people die from it. Colorectal cancer is one of the most preventable, treatable and beatable forms of cancer,...

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When Should I Consider Bariatric Surgery?

I often see patients who want to better manage their health and get in better shape healthwise. These patients often ask me, “At what point should I consider bariatric surgery...

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What is Your Poo Telling You?

Although there is a certainly a wide variety of stool colors, textures and forms that are considered "normal," there are definitely things that, if seen or experienced, warrant immediate medical...

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Bah, Humbug! Tips to Calm Holiday Heartburn and Beat the Bloat this Season

The holidays are a time of celebration and for some, this can result in digestive discomforts, such as heartburn and bloating. Here are some other simple suggestions for those who...

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Is It Food Poisoning or the Stomach Flu?

Learn these signs to tell the difference between the stomach flu and food poisoning.

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3 Ways to Cool Heartburn Heat

Gastro-esophageal reflux disease (also known as GERD, acid reflux, or heartburn) affects 40% of Americans. In most cases, the symptoms can be controlled with lifestyle choices and medication.

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Is a Gluten-Free Diet Right for You?

Is gluten really something that should be eliminated from your diet? Molly Kimball, RD, CSSD, explains things to consider if going on a gluten-free diet and whether going gluten-free is...

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