Why weight-loss surgery leans toward women

Despite their male counterparts, ladies may possess greater overall awareness of the risks posed by obesity.

May 12, 2015 0

Stool alert: Know the symptoms you shouldn’t ignore

Colorectal cancer is on the rise among young adults. While reasons still not clear, there are ways to protect yourself.

May 11, 2015 0

‘Cruise ship’ bug can spread by air

Current norovirus containment strategies may need adjusting due to new threat.

May 10, 2015 0

Got gut problems? Help is on the way

New recommendations for irritable bowel syndrome may offer relief for sufferers (and those around them).

May 5, 2015 2

Constipation 911

Emergency room visits for constipation have risen significantly. If you’re plugged up, don't just sit there. Speak up!

May 2, 2015 0

Colon confidential

The ‘secret’ to preventing colon cancer, revealed.

April 30, 2015 0

Not all calories are created equal

Study evaluates the healthy and not-so-healthy foods that keep the pounds off as you age. You might be surprised.

April 30, 2015 0

Recalls of ice cream, hummus spur listeria warnings

CDC makes recommendations for keeping you and your family healthy.

April 13, 2015 0
PATIENT STORY

Andy Bidwell, cancer survivor and star

'He works very hard at his recovery, with both diet and exercise, and sets an example for others.'

April 9, 2015 0

When your heart’s on fire …

Is it just heartburn? Or something more serious? The answers to 5 simple questions can help you tell.

April 7, 2015 4

5 myths (and surprising facts) about colon cancer

Think you’re not at risk for colon cancer? Think again. If you have a colon, you’re at risk. Get the facts.

April 5, 2015 0

Your digestive system, from beginning … to end

5 steps from your mouth to, well, you know.

April 1, 2015 4