By Dr. David Hess - “Oh, it’s nothing,” many people may think when a bite of food gets stuck in their throats. But if food is sticking in there frequently, they may have something more serious to chew on than a simple eating “hiccup.” We tend to think of swallowing as automatic; that it’s something [...]
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By Dr. Harold Loewenstine - Maybe it’s instinct. Maybe it’s something we learn as kids. Somehow, many people tend to glance at their bowel movements before pushing the flusher. And for most people, it’s a non-event. However, for a small percentage of us, an irregularity appears in the stool. Is it food dye from that [...]
Many people rely on their gut reactions when it comes to making important decisions. But when it comes to how certain foods and medicines react in our guts, a measure of forethought should be taken. The gut is where one of the body’s most important collections of microorganisms live. There, in the intestine, trillions of [...]
By Dr. Gregory Lam - Screening for colon cancer can be lifesaving, so getting yourself tested is important. However, patients should be aware there are big differences between a traditional colonoscopy and the Cologuard test. Cologuard, the at-home colon cancer screening test that has been heavily marketed, has become a popular option due largely to [...]