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Allergic to Peanuts? Learn About Peanut Allergy Symptoms and Treatment

Allergic to peanuts? A common condition, peanut allergies are unfortunately on the rise in this country. In fact, the affliction now impacts nearly 2.5% of all children in the United States, though about 20% of those young people go on...

Colon Polyps: Causes, Symptoms, Types, Cancer Risks

Colon cancer, or colorectal cancer, is common in the United States. It affects both men and women, and the American Cancer Society estimates over 140,000 men and women will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer in the U.S. in 2018. The...

Signs of Colon Cancer and the Importance of Early Screening

“I’m too young for colon cancer,” is a common misconception. Colon cancer, or colorectal cancer, is often thought of as an “elderly” cancer, or cancer that doesn’t affect young people. While it’s true that most cases of colon cancer occur...

What You Need to Know About Magnesium: Benefits and Risks

Magnesium is one of the most important minerals to the human body. This mineral is essential for over 300 chemical reactions in the body. If you aren’t getting enough of this vital mineral from your diet, deficiency can occur. A...

Campylobacter Infection: Protect Yourself!

Many of us have heard the warnings about eating undercooked chicken because of the fear of becoming sick with salmonella bacteria. But another type of bacteria called Campylobacter can also make you ill if you eat poultry or meat that...

Colon Cancer: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Cancer is one of the leading causes of death in the United States, and colon cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in the United States. Colon cancer affects men and women, and the American Cancer Society estimates that...

Giardiasis: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

Suffering from fatigue and stomach upset? It might not just be something you ate. An infection of the small intestine, giardiasis results from contact with a microscopic parasite called Giardia lamblia and leads to a number of unpleasant symptoms, including...

Causes, Signs and Treatment of Ischemic Colitis

Anyone with digestive system issues knows that conditions affecting this part of the body are unfortunately numerous. Moreover, these problems can have a significant effect on quality of life, causing pain and discomfort and even preventing you from leaving the...

You Have Food Poisoning. Now What?

Food poisoning is probably the last thing on your mind when buying or preparing food and sitting down to eat. Yet, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each year roughly 48 million people get sick, 3,000...

Gluten Sensitivity vs. Celiac Disease: Let’s Get the Facts Straight

A gluten-free diet can be beneficial for people who are gluten sensitive and for people who have celiac disease—but the two conditions should not be interpreted as one and the same. Wondering about gluten sensitivity vs. celiac disease? Let’s get...

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