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intestines

Coffee—a gallstone buster?

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

Red wine—a microbiome fertilizer?

The occasional glass of your favorite vintage could help diversify the good bacteria in your gut.

The diverticulitis divide

Half of people age 50 and older will experience this painful bowel condition. Learn how to prevent it—and recognize symptoms when they arise.

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.

Could antibiotics up heart disease risk?

Researchers find women 60 and older are more likely to develop heart disease or have a stroke if they used antibiotics for two months or longer.

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.

Beware of bleeding risks with antacids

Alka Seltzer, Bromo Seltzer among over-the-counter, aspirin-containing products vulnerable patients should avoid.

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