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crohn’s disease

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Food as medicine

Family Kitchen Rx teaches parents and kids how to cook their way to better health.

B12 deficiency—spot the signs

Symptoms include cognitive problems, fatigue, weakness, weight loss, constipation and numbness in hands and feet.

Severe stress may send immune system into overdrive

Treating stress-related disorders may reduce the risk of developing autoimmune diseases.

10 things to know about IBD

Here's what you need to know about inflammatory bowel disease—from symptoms to treatment.

There’s hope in the fight

A pediatric gastroenterologist offers 4 top tips to help your youngster in the battle against inflammatory bowel disease.

Upset tummy? Or something more serious?

Learn how to spot 7 common digestive issues with tips on what to do and when to be concerned.

Is the FODMAP diet on your menu?

By eliminating harmful carbs, you can fight irritable bowel syndrome and other gastrointestinal ailments.

Probiotics: Just what the doctor ordered

Along with diet changes and medications, probiotics can bring relief from inflammatory bowel disease.

Got Crohn’s? You’re not alone

The number of cases has increased over the past 50 years.

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When cancer is part of the equation

GVSU math major Nick Armstrong battles through colon cancer with a positive, 'greater-than' attitude.

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.

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How high is your colorectal cancer risk?

Priscilla Charlesworth, colon cancer survivor, advises lowering risk by making lifestyle changes earlier.

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