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For years, turning 50 came with a special birthday message from your health care team: Time to have a colonoscopy. Read about the change in guidelines to begin screening at age 45.
From mild to debilitating symptoms, inflammatory bowel disease, including Crohn's disease or colitis, can affect all aspects of your health. Learn about risk factors and effects, and get coping tips.
Most pelvic floor issues can be diagnosed and treated once identified as a concern. Find out what determines minor and major fecal incontinence and treatment options.
While more people experience a mild form of pancreatitis, which appears suddenly, some experience a severe case that can cause life-threatening conditions. Learn about the symptoms and treatment for each form of pancreatitis.
Colorectal surgery is a wide range of procedures that treat conditions of the lower digestive tract, ranging from hemorrhoids to cancer. Here's what you need to know if you need surgery.
Testing for hepatitis C can be the difference between serious health complications later in life or a manageable condition. Get answers to common questions to understand more about hepatitis C.
While medical science works to further understand the human microbiome's role in your daily health, answers to common questions can help you better understand probiotics.
Misinterpreting a diagnosis can have a radically different meaning between similar-sounding conditions. This is true for inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD, and irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS.
Life at the dinner table looks different for people with food allergies, which often is confused with food intolerance. Understand the differences to help manage your meal planning.
While seeking help for symptoms of a hiatal hernia, Nathan Emmons was shocked to learn that he had blocked arteries in his heart. Read how his care team worked quickly to restore the blood flow.
Food intolerances are common, but people often confuse intolerance with allergies. Learn how to distinguish between the two.
A gluten-free diet helps manage symptoms of celiac disease and other medical conditions associated with gluten. Find out how it can affect your overall nutritional needs.