Articles for Tag: "colonoscopy"

Things to know about a colonoscopy 
Things to know about a colonoscopy
If you’re nervous about getting your first colonoscopy, check out this video for answers to the most common questions and concerns.
Eating oily fish may boost colon cancer survival 
Eating oily fish may boost colon cancer survival
A gastroenterologist weighs in and offers advice to reduce your risk.
“I was diagnosed with Crohn’s at age 7” 
“I was diagnosed with Crohn’s at age 7”
Read about one man’s journey with an inflammatory bowel disease and what he says is the key to staying healthy.
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.
Five annual exams every woman should get 
Five annual exams every woman should get
Preventive screenings can identify health problems early, when treatment works best and when more options are available.
Time to say goodbye to the dreaded liquid diet? 
Time to say goodbye to the dreaded liquid diet?
A new study suggests you may not need to fast before the often life-saving procedure.
Men more likely to get colonoscopy if happily married 
Men more likely to get colonoscopy if happily married
Colon cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death in the U.S., but one in three adults are not getting screened.