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A recent study published in the Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology found that most women can tolerate lower doses of these medications while experiencing the same reflux-fighting benefits, thus reducing their risk of long-term side effects.

Teams of researchers from Australia and the United States analyzed 174 studies which examined the effect that different types of exercise and different levels of exercise had on the risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, colon cancer, and breast cancer.

Despite being one of the most preventable and treatable forms of cancer, colon cancer remains the second deadliest cancer among American men and women today.

There’s a bit of controversy among doctors and researchers over whether annual physicals are actually necessary for healthy patients, but new research has identified one distinct benefit of routine visits with a primary care physician: increased colon can

That annual deductible you’ve been paying towards all year long will renew in January, and now is the time to get the most out of your healthcare plan.

​New research adds to the mounting evidence that proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) can have serious complications with long-term use.

Upper endoscopy is a procedure used to diagnose and sometimes treat issues of the upper digestive tract.

Students are falling short on their intake of probiotics, the “good bacteria” within the gut that boost immunity, aid in digestion and promote good mental health.

Recent updates to the ASGE practice guidelines now recommend split-dosing the bowel prep solution before a colonoscopy, a change which is clearly preferable and more palatable for patients.

New findings presented at Digestive Disease Week 2016 indicate that individuals who follow a low residue diet during the 24-hour period prior to their colonoscopy have improved results.

​Researchers may have uncovered an important link explaining the long-term health risks associated with proton pump inhibitors (PPIs).

Y​ou probably don’t give too much thought to your bathroom habits, but when things don’t seem to be moving along quite as they should, it can become a concern.

​Can you have a heart attack without even realizing it? Not only is it possible, it happens more often than you might think.

Family reunions provide us with a unique opportunity to learn more about our heritage and how it plays a part in who we are today, and that includes discussing your family’s health history.

PPIs are among the highest selling classes of drugs in the United States with over-the-counter and prescription sales totaling nearly $13 billion annually, but research shows that these medications could come at a much higher cost.

Check out some of these fitness apps that can get you off the couch and working towards your fitness goals.

Heartburn is a common symptom that affects over 60 million Americans on a monthly basis.

But did you know that probiotics can contribute to bone health as well?

When you’re hungry and on the go, you’d be hard-pressed to find a better snack than a handful of raw nuts.

You never want to sacrifice quality for cost when it comes to your health, but the good news is you don’t have to.