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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.

Men’s Health Week is June 13-19, which is the perfect opportunity for you to let your men know that their health matters to you.

But what you may not know is that the colonoscopy can be used to diagnose and treat a variety of gastrointestinal issues.

Let’s take a look at some of the biggest myths surrounding colonoscopies and set the record straight once and for all.

Statins are a type of drug typically prescribed to control high cholesterol, but could these medications reduce the risk of colon cancer in certain individuals?

Being a woman comes with its own unique set of struggles, but did you know that digestive issues could be one of them?

However, there is one connection within your body that does deserve regular attention: the link between your brain and your gut.

You’ve probably heard the terms heartburn, GERD and acid reflux used interchangeably, but do they really have the same meaning?

Does your gender play a role in how you experience acid reflux?