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Dealing with chronic heartburn can be extremely painful, so when you finally find something that relieves your symptoms, it can be difficult to stop.

All colorectal cancer patients should undergo testing for Lynch syndrome, according to new guidelines from the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA).

Approximately 30 percent of Americans admit to skipping out on medical care because of the cost – a significant increase from ten years ago when just 25 percent chose to forego treatment.

After a long holiday season of eating too much and exercising too little, most of us are ready for some healthy lifestyle changes by the first of January.

Colon cancer is the third deadliest form of cancer among men and women in the United States, claiming nearly 50,000 lives every year.

You probably don’t give too much thought to your blood type unless you’re making a donation to the Red Cross, but according to neuropath Peter J. D’Adamo, knowing your blood type could be the key to unlocking a healthier, leaner body.

But as you’re making your holiday to-do list and checking it twice, be sure to set aside time for one very important event – your colonoscopy.

As we gather together to celebrate time-honored traditions and connect with those we love most, consider starting a conversation that could have a meaningful impact on everyone present – discuss your family’s health history.

Most insurance plans have an annual deductible, a set amount of money you must pay out-of-pocket before your insurance benefits take effect.

According to The Toilet Paper Encyclopedia (no, we’re not making that up), the average human spends three years sitting on the toilet over the course of a lifetime

Setting new health goals is easy. Knowing how to achieve them, well, that’s another story.

Healthy digestion starts with healthy eating.

If you have diabetes, you know it isn’t the only disease you need to worry about.

Pre-game celebrations can be as exciting as the game itself, but if you suffer from heartburn, you’re probably used to sitting on the sidelines instead of joining in on the fun.

Rich, indulgent foods and second (or even third) helpings are par for the course around the holidays, but they can spell disaster for heartburn sufferers.

​Earlier and more frequent colonoscopies reduce colon cancer incidence and mortality in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), research shows.

There are several decisions that go into deciding what you want to eat.

Weight loss, better skin, improved brain function and lowered risk of cancer: sound like your cup of tea?

a new study indicates that dairy products can actually boost the effectiveness of probiotics

Contrary to the belief that gluten is bad for your health, studies have shown that gluten can actually be quite beneficial.