Digestive & Gastrointestinal

Uncommon questions you should ask before getting a colonoscopy 
Uncommon questions you should ask before getting a colonoscopy
A gastroenterologist explains what you need to know before and after this important exam.
Is this do-it-yourself activity actually toxic? 
Is this do-it-yourself activity actually toxic?
Here’s what you need to know.
3 tips to battle holiday acid reflux  Featured
3 tips to battle holiday acid reflux
One of the best things about the holidays – especially Thanksgiving – is all of the delicious food. But that sometimes comes with an unpleasant side effect.
The aftermath: A physician’s experience in Puerto Rico 
The aftermath: A physician’s experience in Puerto Rico
An Advocate doctor describes what it was like volunteering after the devastating hurricanes.
Is this what’s bugging your backside? 
Is this what’s bugging your backside?
If you’re experiencing these symptoms, it may be time to see a doctor.
Is this common medication raising your stomach cancer risk? 
Is this common medication raising your stomach cancer risk?
Just how harmful is it?
This study may change your restroom habits 
This study may change your restroom habits
There may be an easy fix to an all-too-common problem. Hint: It isn’t prunes.