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Since 2010, November has been the official month for stomach cancer awareness in the United States. Stomach cancer, also called gastric cancer, develops slowly over a long period of time. Because stomach cancer symptoms are rare or very subtle, it can be difficult to diagnose the condition. This is why stomach cancer awareness is so […]
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Having hemorrhoids once in a lifetime is probably more than enough, but what if your hemorrhoids return? What if they return more than once? For some individuals, having hemorrhoids is unfortunately not a onetime experience. Hemorrhoids can reoccur on and off for various reasons—sometimes related to lifestyle habits, and sometimes due to a medical condition. […]
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Now 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 […]
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As we near the end of October, we begin to enter the typical American holiday season. Halloween, Thanksgiving and all of the end of the year holidays are a time when people celebrate together, often with over-rich and indulgent foods. We don’t advocate missing out – most indulgences are fine in moderation, along with regular […]
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Sometimes, your stomach just won’t cooperate. Stomach issues can be very disruptive to a daily routine, and once they become a frequent problem, you’ll be on the lookout for quick, simple and, most importantly, effective remedies. Everyone experiences stomach trouble from time to time, but for particularly sensitive stomachs, issues may arise more often. Today […]
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September is National Food Safety Education Month! Food safety is often overlooked for many reasons – it can be inconvenient, time consuming, or more likely, many people are simply uneducated as to how food should be prepared and stored. This lack of education is actually quite common. Unless you took a home economics class in […]