Results for "Gastroenterology"

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Heartburn, Acid Reflux and GERD: When Should You Worry?
It happens to almost all of us at some point—we feel that burning sensation in the chest after a glass of wine, a dinner of spaghetti and meatballs, or...
Feb 03
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The Gut-Brain Axis: What You Need to Know
Mental health problems like anxiety and depression might seem like they stem entirely from the mind—they’re called “mental” health problems, after all....
Jan 30
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4 Tips to Cool Down Nocturnal Heartburn
There’s no feeling more relaxing than when you finally lay down and crawl under your warm blankets. The only thing cozier on a winter evening is a crackle...
Jan 13
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Diabetes and Pancreatic Cancer: Is There a Connection?
Pancreatic cancer and diabetes both involve that little tiny pear-shaped gland in your body called the pancreas. The pancreas plays an integral role in...
Nov 24
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Is Squatting the Answer? How to Deal with Constipation
What happens (or doesn’t) happen in the bathroom is your business. But when “business is slow,” you want a solution right away. To discuss the uncomfortable...
Nov 20
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Demystifying Pancreatic Cancer: 5 Things You Should Know
The recent loss of Alex Trebek to pancreatic cancer has brought a renewed and increased awareness to the disease. Pancreatic cancer accounts for 7% of...
Nov 12
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You’ve Heard of Probiotics. But What Are Prebiotics?
20 years ago, the idea of eating more bacteria might have felt counterintuitive. Today, every fit, young influencer includes kefir and several other organic...
Oct 19
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Will an Aspirin a Day Really Keep a Heart Attack Away?
Will an aspirin a day keep a heart attack at bay? The answer: It depends. If you’ve had a heart attack or stroke, or are at high risk for one (and not...
Oct 17
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Get Screened: Blacks and African Americans at Greater Risk for Colorectal Cancer
Many of us are still mourning the loss of actor Chadwick Boseman, who lost his battle with colon cancer in August 2020, at age 43. His untimely death has...
Sep 12
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Are My Hiccups Chronic?
All a minor inconvenience needs to become major is time. That rock in your shoe is bothersome at first. But after 5 miles, you’ll be walking with a limp....
Aug 20