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The Kidney Stone Diet: What to Eat, What to Avoid

Kidney stones are on the rise, and it may be all because of what we eat.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

365 Resolutions to Live Better With Crohn's Disease

Make 2018 the best year yet with Crohn’s disease with a task a day to improve your life.

By Brian Greenberg

How Much Do You Know about Crohn's Disease?

Test your knowledge on Crohn’s basics from medication to causes and diagnostic tests.

By Stephanie Stephens

Stay Mentally Healthy While Living With Crohn’s

HealthCentral’s “IBD Social Ambassador” talks about facing the challenges of living with Crohn’s.

By Jerry Kennard, Ph.D., CPsychol., AFBPsS

Factors That May Raise an IBD Child's Risk of Cancer

While cancer risk is relatively low, it’s still good to be aware of what to look for and when to notify the doctor.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

Yoga and Meditation: A Healthy Lifestyle

Yoga and meditation strengthen the core, provide balance, and can help in reducing IBD flares and stress.

By Jim Mielke

I Wish I'd Gotten My Ostomy Sooner Than I Did

“This was two years of pain, fatigue, constant diarrhea, and accidents all the time. Is that how I was supposed to be living in my mid 20s? I don’t think so.”

By Brian Greenberg

How not to fall prey to online scams to “cure” IBD

Online claims too good to be true? They probably are especially when researching alternative treatment for IBD. Here’s how to spot the fakes.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

IBD and the Importance of Hydration

Fighting off dehydration when you have IBD.

By Brian Greenberg

How Living With an Ostomy Changed My Life

I was scared of having an ostomy. But it gave me my life back.

By Brian Greenberg