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 evidence...

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 is increasing...

Why Younger People Should Have Colon Cancer Concerns

It is a common misconception that only older adults should be concerned about colon or colorectal cancer. Prior to 2018, the colon cancer screening guidelines for men and women recommended patients have their first screening by age 50, but in May 2018, the American...

Reliable Choices for Colon Cancer Screening

Colon cancer is one of the deadliest cancers affecting adults today, and part of stamping out colon cancer is catching it early. When it comes to discovering colorectal cancer at certain stages, the rate of survival is much higher in those who caught it early, which...

Shining a Light on Colorectal Cancer Awareness

Colorectal cancer refers to cancer of the colon, rectum, or both. It is one of the most deadly cancers, as many times symptoms do not appear until the later stages of the disease. March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness month, and this year’s slogan is “Don’t...

Lower Your Risk for Colorectal Cancer the Safe Way

Headlines can sound so promising, but they don’t always tell the whole story. In fact, they can often lead to more questions. A new study was recently conducted and the results suggest a radical preventative measure for colon cancer—a suggestion that, shockingly, is...