Gastrointestinal Health

Cape Gastroenterology Specialists, a medical partner of Saint Francis Medical Center, provides a complete continuum of care to patients who suffer from gastrointestinal (GI) conditions, such as Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitits and other digestive disorders. A full range of diagnostic tools is also provided on-site, including colon cancer screenings. For more information, visit www.sfmc.net.

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Gastrointestinal Health

Probiotics have become a trendy dietary supplement, with more and more people popping bacteria-laden capsules to try to improve their gut health.

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Gastrointestinal Health

The sun you get when you mow the lawn or run errands could protect you against colon cancer, new research shows.

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Gastrointestinal Health

Getting a colonoscopy or an endoscopy may be riskier than you thought.

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Gastrointestinal Health

A belt that wraps around your stomach and listens for the telltale sounds of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) may make it easier to spot the notoriously elusive disease.

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Gastrointestinal Health

By having patients swallow a blue dye tablet as part of colonoscopy prep, doctors can boost their chances of catching telltale signs of cancer, new research suggests.

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Gastrointestinal Health

Most people should now begin colorectal cancer screening at age 45, say new guidelines that were spurred by the rising rate of the disease among younger Americans.

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