Digestive & Gastrointestinal

Barrett’s esophagus: The hidden link to cancer  Featured
Barrett’s esophagus: The hidden link to cancer
If you’re experiencing chronic acid reflux, it may be a sign of something more serious. In some cases it has been linked to a rare form of deadly cancer. Read how one patient caught it before it was too late.
So you think you know how to wash your hands?  Featured
So you think you know how to wash your hands?
Hand washing is one of the simplest and quickest ways to prevent the spread of harmful germs. Hand sanitizer is also easy and effective, but is it better than soap and water? Find out now.
Fast food meals for kids get an “F” 
Fast food meals for kids get an “F”
New study gives parents another reason to whip up home-cooked meals for their little ones.
Protecting children from magnets  Featured
Protecting children from magnets
When children swallow magnets, they can attract each other in the stomach or intestines and cause severe complications. Experts share important tips for parents.
The real connection between meat and colon cancer 
The real connection between meat and colon cancer
Opinions go back and forth about whether eating meat can raise the risk of colon cancer. Whether we land on an answer or not, here are three truths to consider the next time meat is on the menu.
CDC warns against ‘lethal’ superbug 
CDC warns against ‘lethal’ superbug
Antibiotics are proving powerless against powerful and deadly germs in hospitals and long-term care facilities.
Queen’s stomach bug common among non-royalty too 
Queen’s stomach bug common among non-royalty too
Royal watchers and the world learn more about a nasty stomach virus that is common among many but when it comes to seniors, it could be much more dangerous to their health. Find out why.