Digestive Health & Disorders

Digestion is a fascinating and complex process. Knowing the ins and outs of your digestive system can help you better understand what to eat (and what to avoid) to maintain digestive health, as well as what to do when something goes wrong.

The best test? ‘A well-done colonoscopy’

Evidence continues to support the call for most patients to begin colon cancer screening at age 45.

Patient Story

‘It was time to do something’

Excess weight and chronic pain plagued Jill Dykhouse, 34, for years. Bariatric surgery and a new lifestyle have set her on the path to wellness.

Build happy, healthy joints

If you're struggling with joint pain, try an anti-inflammatory diet—and make time for exercise.

A lurking liver trouble

About 1 in 4 adults have an abnormal buildup of fat in the liver—and they may not even realize it.

Fall into fitness

Cooler weather and new routines make autumn a great time for a healthy new beginning.

Gettin’ the rear in gear

Survivors, friends and family members join annual 5K to raise awareness of colorectal cancer.

Food for the ages

The risk of malnutrition grows as you get older. The right diet can strengthen your defenses.

‘I can reach the world again’

Once a pro boxer and prison guard, Kristina King had long been sidelined by injuries. After robot-assisted surgery, she's back on the move.

Reap the benefits of tomatoes

The harvest bounty offers a wonderful opportunity to boost your nutrition with some creative dishes.

Patient Story

‘I’m just getting started’

After a years-long struggle to lose weight, Dave Duggan found success when a physician helped him shape a plan for diet, exercise and lifestyle.

Patient Story

‘Such a joy’

A colorful string of bravery beads shows a baby girl’s remarkable journey.

Plant power—even in a hurry

Don't let a busy day derail your plan to eat more fruits, veggies and whole grains.