Dr. Lynn O’Connor recently returned from The 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting held by The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, in Nashville Tennessee. Here’s what she writes following the conference: It was an amazing opportunity to network with some of the greatest minds and leaders in colon and rectal surgery, to learn new cutting-edge techniques, and to stay on the forefront of what’s new and innovative in the world of colon and rectal surgery. I took a phenomenal course in advanced endoscopy techniques to further enhance my skill in addressing those difficult polys and early cancers found on colonoscopy, [...]
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When it comes to colon cancer, 30 is the new 50. When people think of colon cancer, they often think of it as something that affects people older than the age of 50. That’s not necessarily the case anymore. Researchers predict that there will be roughly 97,000 new cases of colon cancer in 2018, and 43,000 new cases of rectal cancer. The most startling part? More than 13,500 of those people will be under the age of 50. […]
You’ve seen the debates on which way to hang the toilet paper, but did you know there’s a right and wrong way to USE the toilet paper? […]
Battling constipation? We’ve all been there. But, before you reach for the over-the-counter remedies, try moving your body to get some relief. Exercise in any form is essential for your overall health and it is even more essential when you seem to be stuck in a constipation rut. […]
Colorectal cancer is one of the most common types of cancer. With an estimated 135,430 new cases diagnosed in 2017. It is also the second most deadly cancer in the United States, causing 50,260 deaths last year. The chances of colon-cancer survival is higher the sooner it can be detected. Regular testing can reduce the risk of colon cancer, while staying aware of symptoms and risk factors is also important. Here are eight symptoms of colon cancer that you should not ignore. […]
March is National Colon Cancer Awareness Month. As the third most common cancer in the United States, it’s time we start talking about the signs and symptoms of colon cancer, and ways you can prevent yourself from becoming a statistic. […]
Everyone experiences digestive problems like bloating, nausea, or diarrhea on occasion. Even if you have stomach discomfort and do not feel like eating, a healthy diet is still important. Here are some foods that can nourish your body, improve your digestive health, and help your stomach feel better. […]
When we think of the things causing us stress and anxiety, we often think about things at work or outside of our home. However, one of the best places for us to start is within. Here is a video blog with some of my top tips for decluttering our lives. […]
Let’s face it: everybody poops. Going number two allows your body to eliminate waste and undigested food through your intestines, cleansing your body. We all know it’s important to do it, but we also have questions that we may be too embarrassed to ask. […]