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Many common sleep problems can be linked to the kinds of foods we eat or when we eat them.

The Mayo Clinic in Rochester Minnesota has partnered with a team of scientists from across the country to analyze the effects of NSAIDs, aspirin and several other supplements in their role in preventing the recurrence of advanced neoplasia (precancerous p

Consumer Reports recently shared an article on how patients can get the best care at an ambulatory surgery center (ASC).

One way that you can show family members or friends that you care is by scheduling a screening colonoscopy for them in the month of March.

While digestive symptoms may be harmless, they can often be the first sign of a more serious condition.

Although most colon cancers develop independently, about 5 to 10 percent of colon cancers are genetically inherited.

New preparation methods, innovative preparation foods and a prep-day menu makeover has helped make the colonoscopy more approachable than ever before.

Drug expiration dates exist on most medication labels, including prescription, over-the-counter (OTC) and dietary (herbal) supplements. But can medications be taken past their expiration date?

Occasional heartburn is no cause for concern, but heartburn episodes that increase in frequency or intensity could be part of a much larger problem – gastroesophageal reflux disease.

If you have a first-degree relative such as a parent, sibling or child who has colon cancer, you are at increased risk for developing the disease.

Adenoma detection rate, or ADR, is a numeric value that represents the percentage of times your gastroenterologist detects a precancerous polyp during screening colonoscopies.

Your family may eat cranberry sauce from a can, homemade cranberry sauce, or a cranberry salad with whipped cream and marshmallows. Well, here is a healthy version of all of those.

When it comes to health goals, it may be time to look at your medicine cabinet and analyze some of the over-the-counter medication you have been taking in the past year.

Exercise at the holidays may not sound like an enjoyable way to spend the afternoon, but exercise helps improve digestion, boosts mood and enhances psychological well-being.

If you want to have a quality colonoscopy, your bowel preparation is just as important as the skill of your doctor.

November is National Family Caregivers Month, a time that we reflect on the physical, mental and emotional health of our family members and loved ones.

Any time is a good time to make your health a priority, but there are certain advantages to scheduling your procedure before the end of the year.

Recent studies have shown that long-term use of PPIs can result in deficiency of key nutrients such as calcium, magnesium, iron, and vitamin B12.

Many of our favorite Halloween treats are high in fat or contain common heartburn triggers, making them a source of pain and discomfort for acid reflux sufferers.

​Your dentist already recommends twice daily brushing to fight plaque and prevent cavities, but now, you may start hearing the same advice from your gastroenterologist. New findings suggest that regular brushing could help prevent colon cancer.