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Category: Digestive Health

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March 25, 2019

Do You Need Liver Cleanse Supplements?

A gastroenterologist explains the science behind so-called detox products.

Gastroenterology

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November 28, 2018

Are Fecal Transplants the Answer to Devastating Diarrhea?

For patients with recurrent C. diff colitis, a stool transplant can offer much-needed relief.

Gastroenterology

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October 3, 2018

Relief from the Symptoms of Crohn’s Disease, Through Surgery

The newly offered Kono-S procedure can reduce the chances of further operations.

Gastroenterology, Surgery

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September 5, 2018

Can You Really Poop in a Box to Prevent Colon Cancer?

Here’s what you need to know about the at-home colon cancer detection test Cologuard.

Colon Cancer, Colon Health

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September 3, 2018

American Cancer Society Updates Colon Cancer Screening Guidelines

If you’re 45 and thought you had a few more years before needing to schedule a colonoscopy, think again.

Colon Cancer, Colon Health

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