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Should You Change Your GI Doctor?

Should You Change Your GI Doctor?

Having a good doctor is crucial to being able to manage your digestive health. Here are red flags that could indicate it’s time to see someone new.

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10 Common Asthma Triggers

Breathing in the bacteria from mold and mildew is detrimental for people with respiratory illness. The bacteria can fester in the mucous in your airways, causing it to thicken and increase production. The key is to limit humidity. Use a dehumidifier ...

Managing Your UC

Managing Your UC

We asked Dr. Constance A. Pietrzak about different treatment options and lifestyle changes that can help you manage UC.

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5 Facts About Opioids

Opiates are natural painkillers derived from the poppy plant. Opioids are the synthetic, or partially synthetic, manufactured version of opiates. They often are used to treat chronic or severe pain, particularly after surgery. However, opioids can be ...

Radiation From Tests

Radiation From Tests

COPD patients undergo different diagnostic testing that exposes them to small amounts of radiation. Do the risks outweigh the benefits?

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Debunking Migraine Myths

Migraines are attacks or episodes of a neurological disease.

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What to Know About Clinical Trials

Here’s how they work, how someone can get involved and why they’re important.

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Q&A: Asthma & Genetics

Our asthma expert Dr. Thompson discusses how genetics can affect asthma.

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8 Foods You Didn't Know Had Sugar

Trying to cut excess sugar out of your diet? These products could be sabotaging it. Here are some surprising foods with added sugar and how you can avoid them.

Why is America So Obese?

Why is America So Obese?

Which states have the largest percentage of obese adults? And what are the costs of America’s obesity epidemic?