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Digestion

Bring your food to life

Fermentation promotes the growth of good-for-you bacteria that helps shape a healthy digestive system.

Coffee—a gallstone buster?

Study suggests prolific coffee drinkers may face a lower risk of gallstone disease.

The high-fiber hunt

Food researchers suggest eating a range of fiber-rich foods to help you lower cholesterol, regulate blood sugar and stay regular.

Heartburn … or worse?

If you've gotten to where over-the-counter meds are part of your daily routine, see a doctor.

Patient Story

Great ‘gut’ instinct

World War II veteran John Hickey, 93, knows a thing or two about fortitude—not to mention the value of strong relationships along the way.

Battle your bathroom woes

Got gut problems? Fiber, water and stress management may be the best tools to improve your digestive health.

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.

When gut bugs go rogue

Study suggests some heartburn meds can actually increase a person's risk of developing two potentially serious stomach infections.

Celiac possibly linked to birth season, region

Study finds lower risk of the digestive disorder in babies born in winter or cooler climates.

10 ‘not-so-fun’ things about pregnancy

Most of us have been warned about morning sickness, but there are plenty of other troublesome conditions you should be ready for.

The beast in your belly

Even if you’re healthy, there’s a 50/50 chance this bacteria is lurking in your gut—and it could be to blame for your ulcers.

Hidden causes of bad breath

You brush after every meal. You avoid garlic and onions. And mouthwash doesn’t help. What's your gut telling you?

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