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Food Getting Stuck? 5 Reasons to Take it Seriously


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 [...]

Food Getting Stuck? 5 Reasons to Take it Seriously2021-10-12T09:37:22-04:00

There’s Blood in My Stool. Should I Panic?


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 [...]

There’s Blood in My Stool. Should I Panic?2021-09-22T07:23:00-04:00

What is the Gut Microbiome and Why Does it Matter to Me?


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 [...]

What is the Gut Microbiome and Why Does it Matter to Me?2021-09-20T15:40:12-04:00

Colonoscopy vs. Cologuard: The Differences


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 [...]

Colonoscopy vs. Cologuard: The Differences2021-09-22T07:23:32-04:00
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