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Dangers and Risks of High-Fructose Corn Syrup

Nearly every patient has heard of high-fructose corn syrup, and those who read social media or watch the news are likely familiar with the fact that its overconsumption is linked to serious complications such as obesity and type 2 diabetes. However, recent...

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Spotlight on Celiac Disease Awareness Month

May is Celiac Disease Awareness Month, which is the perfect time for anyone to learn more about this autoimmune disorder. It’s estimated that celiac disease affects roughly 1 in 100 people worldwide, which makes it a significant concern. One of the issues...

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Don’t Put Off Your Colonoscopy

Colon cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death among both men and women. Formerly, it was thought of as a disease that affected mainly older patients, those 50 and over. Typical screening guidelines recommended men and women should schedule their...

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Do You Have IBS?

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a long-term health problem that can affect your daily routines and relationships if not treated properly. It is not a serious disease, but there are steps you can take to minimize your symptoms. While researchers are still...

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Colorectal Cancer Isn’t Old News

Getting a colonoscopy at age 50 used to be old news, but not anymore! Things are changing, and new research is showing a growing population at high risk of colon cancer, and it’s not the old folks; it’s people in their 30s and 40s. Colorectal cancer risk...

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