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GI Division
12
Apr

New Recommendations Lowers Colorectal Cancer Screening from Age 50 to 45

This past March, the American Journal of Gastroenterology kicked off Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month by lowering the official clinical guidelines for colorectal cancer screening from age 50 to 45 for both men and women. This change comes in lieu of the stark increase in instances of cancer among younger Americans since guidance was last changed...
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07
Apr

Understanding IBS and Knowing When to Get Help

IBS and IBD – What’s the difference between? We hear a lot about IBS and sometimes about IBD, so some people wonder, are these just different names for the same disorder?  While both affect the digestive tract, the answer is no and it helps to understand the differences: IBS is irritable bowel syndrome It is...
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08
Mar

“Tell Us Your Story” – Premier to Donate Free Colonoscopy Screenings

At Premier Medical Group, we care about our community. That’s why our physicians are donating a day of free colonoscopy screenings for those in need. We want people to know that health insurance should not be an obstacle to cancer screening. Colon Cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States....
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08
Mar

Keeping Your Colon Healthy Can Save Your Life

Colon Health is Whole Body Health Maintaining your body’s overall health through healthy eating is something you often hear about, but sometimes it’s hard to convert this knowledge into a positive lifestyle. This post is going to explore why this is essential and the many different ways your diet and food choices have a tremendous...
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02
Mar

Colon Cancer the Silent Killer

The Silent Killer: How Plain Speaking About Colon Cancer Saves Lives Many of us are taught that it’s not polite to talk about bowels, the rectum or colon, our own or anyone else’s. Yet the truth is, if we keep quiet about these necessary and normal parts of the body, it may have serious –...
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19
Feb

Join Us For a FREE Webinar – Wednesday, March 3

Fatty liver disease is a common condition caused by the storage of extra fat in the liver. Most people have no symptoms, and it doesn’t cause serious problems for them. In some cases, though, it can lead to liver damage. The good news is you can often prevent or even reverse fatty liver disease with...
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