Find information on many health topics, listed A to Z.
Are you among the 60 million Americans who experience heartburn at least once a month? If left untreated, it can lead to Barrett's esophagus, which is associated with an increased risk for esophageal cancer. Learn about a screening option and tips for managing gastro reflux disease.
Does your underwear have more than a small brown streak? If you are experiencing rectal discomfort, learn about fecal incontinence tips. Most pelvic floor issues can be diagnosed and treated once identified as a concern.
The lining of your digestive tract is covered in microscopic creatures, mostly bacteria, called a microbiome, which plays a large role in your health. Find out how to maintain a healthy microbiome.
Lynda Rassbach no longer is missing life's important moments. Read about her journey to diagnoses of bile acid absorption and ulcerative colitis, and how answers and treatments she got restored her freedom.
Thinking about trying a gluten-free diet? Learn why it's not necessarily a healthy option for everyone.
For years, turning 50 came with a special birthday message from your health care provider: Time to have a colonoscopy. Read about the new age guideline.
Are you at risk for colon cancer? You can find out by answering a variety of questions with our colon cancer screening tool.
A gluten-free diet helps manage symptoms of celiac disease and other medical conditions associated with gluten. It's important to know how it can affect your overall nutritional needs.
Colorectal cancer screenings are recommended beginning at age 50. Preparing for a screening can be uncomfortable or inconvenient, but it's necessary for detecting cancer and could be lifesaving.
Food intolerances are very common. In fact, many people often confuse food intolerance with food allergies. However, they are different. Learn how to distinguish between the two.
Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among men and women. Early detection is key. Read FAQ about a new screening test you can do in the privacy of your own home.
We’ve all heard the phrase “feel the burn.” Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, symptoms include heartburn and regurgitation. When it occurs twice or more weekly, it may require attention.