You try to take good care of yourself. But some habits that you think are healthy may actually be harmful. Here’s how to avoid five common mistakes.
There has been a sharp rise in colorectal cancer cases among adults younger than age 55. In response, the American Cancer Society now recommends most people begin colorectal cancer screening at age 45.
“Gut feelings” are the real deal. Your digestive organs, or “gut,” can react to emotions such as anxiety, sadness, and anger. And your brain can react to signals from your gut as well.
What happens to that cheeseburger and fries you had for lunch? During the digestive process, food is converted into energy that's used by your body. Take this quiz to see how much you know about how digestion works.
It is important to know your estimated due date in order to help plan for the baby's birth.
Crohn’s disease is one of a group of diseases known as inflammatory bowel diseases. Your risk of getting Crohn’s may be tied to family or to your environment. Learn about the risks you may have by taking this assessment.
Arthritis in the lower back and pelvic area can cause pain and loss of motion. See how this arthritis develops, who's at risk, and what treatments can help.
A liver scan uses a radioactive substance to help your doctor look at your liver and possibly your spleen.