GI Health: October Re-Cap


dreamstime_s_34781612Now that we are well into the fall season, let’s re-cap the most interesting and share-worthy news that made headlines from this month, particularly relating to GI health.

We’ve collected some of the more popular articles and blog posts on healthcare in the past month from around the San Francisco Bay Area and across the country and shared our round-up below.

Three ways you can stay healthy this flu season by the primary care physicians at Pacific Family Practice in San Francisco.

Are there long-term effects from acid reflux medications? The New York Times provides an answer.

The Center for Colonoscopy Excellence explored what you can do (starting today) to prevent colon cancer.

For those with Celiac disease, check out these five gluten-free bakeries in the San Francisco Bay Area by bay area bites.

  • Also, BuzzFeed asks: Is your food actually gluten-free?

Is the San Francisco Bay Area the most expensive location for healthcare in the United States? It seems possible according to SFGate.

Vitamin D and calcium are not going to help prevent colon cancer according to a new study from the New England Journal of Medicine, CBS News reports.

Did you know that at least 3.2 million Americans are infected with Hepatitis C? By SFGate.

Catch up on our blog and find out how to avoid common digestive issues this holiday season!

  • Learn how to avoid acid reflux, bloating, and an upset stomach – it’s easy.

We hope you’ll join San Francisco Gastroenterology on Facebook or Twitter to share your favorite articles from the month and let us know what you thought of our October round-up.

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