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IBS Explained
If you have abnormal bowel movements like diarrhea or constipation and you don't know why, you may have a condition called irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
All About Acid Reflux
If you're among the 1 in 5 people in the United States who have acid reflux disease, read on for everything you need to know about this condition.
You Can Smile About These Healthy Tips
Proper care of your teeth and gums promotes dental health and lowers your risk for dental issues like tooth decay, gum disease and tooth loss, among others.
Fiber and Your Diet
Fiber keeps your bowel movements regular, but it can do a lot more than that.
A New Treatment for Travelers' Diarrhea
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new drug to treat travelers’ diarrhea.
New Treatment for Stomach Bleeding
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has allowed marketing of a device that helps control stomach bleeding.
Cancer Symptoms Women Might Miss
Early cancer detection greatly improves treatment options and long-term survivability. Unfortunately, many signs of cancer go unnoticed or are ignored.
Health Hazards of Sitting All Day
Whether it’s at the office, in the car or on the sofa, more Americans are sitting for significant periods of the day. Unfortunately, a sedentary habits can have consequences.
Beer: The Health Benefits and Consequences
Many Americans enjoy their alcohol, spending close to $99 billion every year on beer alone. Here’s a list of potential health benefits and consequences of beer consumption.
Hormone Therapy After Menopause Upped Pancreatitis Risk
Many women use hormone replacement therapy to help with menopause symptoms. But the treatment does carry some increased risks for developing other medical conditions.