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Contributing ColumnistWe’re in a brand new year and it has started out OK. It was the last few days of 2011 that weren’t so great. I had a very good Christmas but right after, not only did I have to prepare for a colonoscopy but also my computer died. But in trying...
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In starless, predawn darkness, I was driving on the Beltway last January, and I was stinking. I'd woken to find my Dickeyville home had no hot water — and no option but to take my friend Carolyn to her appointment, as I'd promised, without...
CW33 NewsThe hospital--it's where nobody wants to go--and according to a new study--especially men. Wayne Reynolds may be the poster boy for why more men should go for cancer screenings. He started having colonoscopies when he was 35 after being diagnosed with...
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ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Colonoscopy has become an increasingly popular method of screening for colon cancer while the rate of at-home stool testing has dropped off, according to a new study. The findings, published in the journal Cancer, are...
Groller's CornerGroller's Corner readers know I try to share almost everything on this blog -- the good, the bad, the ugly and everything in between. Well, today I will share with you that I had my first colonoscopy this morning at Lehigh Valley Hospital on Cedar Crest...
Opinion L.A.On Sunday, Charlotte Allen, who describes herself as a conservative somewhere to the right of Pedro the Cruel, and Diana Wagman, a pacifist, vegetarian, Prius-driving, NPR-listening liberal, explained in separate Opinion articles why they have trouble...
TribLocal - EvanstonBy Susan J. WhiteNorthShore University HealthSystem According to American Cancer Society estimates, approximately 141,200 people in the United States will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer …...
HealthMarch is National Colon Cancer Awareness Month. And while I normally don’t feel compelled to write about an awareness campaign linked to a specific day, week or month, this one is near and dear to my heart ... and my colon. I do feel it’s...
HealthA study to be published tomorrow in the Journal of the American Medical Association reports on the increase in sedation for low risk patients, which varies notably by region....
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Latinos were less likely than whites to get screened for colon cancer in a new study from California — and much less likely when both groups had a family history of the disease. However, results from a telephone survey...
ReutersLOS ANGELES -- Doctors should offer all women in their 40s the chance to get annual screenings for breast cancer, according to new guidelines from an organization of women's health professionals. The recommendations from the American College of...
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Too Young For Colon Cancer “Stunned. Shocked. Numb.” That’s how Greg Myers describes his reaction when he learned what was causing his pain. “I guess the best way to describe it is numb – it was hard to process it all at one...
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