Digestive & Gastrointestinal

What you need to know NOW about pancreatic cancer 
What you need to know NOW about pancreatic cancer
More people are dying from pancreatic cancer than from other, more detectable and treatable cancers.
New guidelines call for less medical intervention for infant reflux 
New guidelines call for less medical intervention for infant reflux
Physicians say it’s important for parents to understand that reflux is common for babies and doesn’t always call for specialized treatment. Here’s what you need to know.
Your weight could be a factor in liver disease, study says 
Your weight could be a factor in liver disease, study says
According to new research, your weight and the amount of alcohol you consume may increase your chances of developing chronic liver disease or even liver cancer.
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.