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A Head Start on Digestive Health

By Dr. Laura Picciano If you are 50 or older, please speak to your doctor about screening for colorectal cancer.  Most patients are asymptomatic in the early stages of this malignancy, so the benefit of early detection is clearly valuable.  There is also a focus at this time on Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis at [...]

Posted on 20 June 2014 | 3:22 pm

Five Tips to Keep Your Vacation Healthy

Its vacation time, and most of us are looking forward to a trip that will allow us to relax and “get away from it all.” However, many people are worried about what they bring back after they get away: extra pounds. Here are five simple tips to help you navigate your vacation in a healthy way.

Posted on 19 June 2014 | 7:06 pm

Safe Summer Fun in the Sun

Sunshine! Water Ice! Picnics! A jammed Highway 42 and THE SHORE! It’s that time of year again! But with all the sunshine and warmth headed our way, it is important to remember that unprotected fun in the sun means damage caused by ultra violet (UV) rays. Without protection, UV rays can cause DNA damage to important cells within your skin such as pigment-producing melanocytes.

Posted on 19 June 2014 | 4:56 pm

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Cholesterol Drugs May Speed Healing After Surgery

Statin therapy may affect inflammatory response and help wounds recover, researchers say.

Teen 'Growing Pains' May Persist For Years

Left untreated, knee discomfort can become chronic, researchers caution.