New Year, New Medicine Cabinet

Ringing in the New Year is an exciting event. “Out with the old, and in with the new,” people say.  It’s a time to throw off bad habits and take on better, healthier ones that will precipitate true and lasting change.  You can apply this to many aspects of your health starting with your medicine … Continued

How to Have a Happy, Healthy Digestive System this Holiday

The holidays are upon us, and you know what that means.  Calendars are full of parties and potlucks, beckoning you to belly-up and celebrate the spirit of the season. Indulging in calorie-rich, sugary, fatty foods is tantalizing, but often comes at the price of bloating, gas, intestinal discomfort, and heartburn – not to mention  a few … Continued

Can Exercise Prevent Colon Cancer?

Often, it takes great motivation to exercise.  It seems there’s always an excuse to procrastinate.  How many New Year’s Resolutions include exercise year after year?  But, regular physical activity is so important.  According to a recent study, physical exercise may actually help to prevent colon cancer. For years, exercise has been linked to colon cancer prevention. So, add … Continued

Facts on the Third Leading Cause of Cancer Death in the U.S.

Many folks believe that colon cancer is rare, since it hasn’t affected us or our families.  It’s a classic “it can’t happen to me” phenomenon.  But, it can and it may.  Although we may have been spared, all of us know someone who has been afflicted.  It is not a rare condition. Here are some … Continued