Don’t take a bite before you read this!

No one wants to think about food poisoning at a family picnic or a backyard barbeque. Or in their own kitchen or favorite restaurant. But they should. An estimated 48 million people in the United States experience symptoms of food poisoning ranging from upset stomach to fever, diarrhea, vomiting and much worse each year. For [Continue Reading]

“I couldn’t eat a single meal without bellowing in agony.”

This month, we’ve been bringing you a variety of heart-related stories in recognition of American Heart Month.  Today’s blog shines a light on a lesser known heart and vascular condition called Mesenteric Artery Ischemia (MAI).  It can cause severe pain for those with this rare but treatable condition. Most common in adults over age 60, [Continue Reading]

What You Don’t Know About Colorectal Cancer Can Kill You

Every year, more than 50,000 people die from colorectal cancer according to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention.  Among cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer (cancer of the colon or rectum) is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. Ninety percent of colon cancers occur in people [Continue Reading]