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Second-Year Partnership Announced to Promote Colorectal Cancer Awareness

The rate of colon cancer is increasing in younger adults. Colon cancer can affect anyone. It can be linked to family history or it can occur independently of genetics.

Dress in Blue Day was created in 2009 to raise awareness for colon cancer, to encourage people to get screened and to celebrate the courage of those affected by this disease.

Now, a recent meta-analysis conducted by Dutch researchers shows that people with type 2 diabetes are not only more likely to develop these cancers, they are more likely to die from them as well.

In recognition of March being Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Maryland Endoscopy Center’s Lisa Pichney, MD, is scheduled to be interview on BlogTalkRadio program “Anna’s Journey” on Thursday, March 13 at 8AM.

And although it may seem sweet to receive sugary confections as tokens of one’s undying love and affection, too much candy can be problematic for your health.

Ann Marie Stephenson, D.O., M.B.A., joins Associates in Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Associates.

Valentine’s Day is February 14th, but here’s another reason you should think about hearts this month: February is American Heart Month! Approximately 600,000 Americans die from heart disease each year.

Now that you’ve got your game day strategy all drawn out, get ready to tackle those Super Bowl dishes the smart way. Keep fatty foods and red meats on the sidelines.

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month, which is also when the NCAA Men's College Basketball Tournament, or March Madness, occurs. We hope March Gladness encourages people to rally around their health in the same way they do their favorite team.

Making a resolution is easy, but bringing it into fruition requires some work. Here are some steps you can take to help you turn your goals into a reality.

January is here, and you know what that means. It’s time to wear your teal and white to represent Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

This year, why not commit to building habits that will bring happiness and well-being? Ring in the New Year by vowing to take better care of yourself.

It’s better to scale back on your training during the winter than give it up completely. Make a goal to bundle up and brave the weather at least three times a week.

Here are some tips to keep you on track through the holidays so you can ring in the New Year without regret.

A recent study has discovered a genetic variant found in one of every three people that significantly increases the risk of colorectal cancer from red meat consumption.

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a recurring form of depression that affects individuals during specific times of the year.

Nearly 26 million Americans currently have diabetes. An additional 79 million are considered prediabetic and are at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes in the future.

If you’re looking to enjoy a cornucopia of comfort food without packing on excess pounds, you’ll be pleased to know that there are many ways to lighten up Thanksgiving dinner while still keeping it tasty.

Often dubbed a “silent killer,” pancreatic cancer rarely produces symptoms in its early stages.