What Should I Expect When Undergoing a Colonoscopy?

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Among cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. It is one of only a few cancers that may be prevented through screening. Visit the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable Web site to learn more. What should […]

If you have ongoing and recurring heartburn it may be a sign that you have GERD: gastroesophagael reflux disease. GERD occurs when stomach acid and gastric contents wash back into your esophagus and throat. It’s important to know that having heartburn from time to time does not mean you have GERD. You may experience heartburn […]

Remember when carrots were just plain orange? Times have changed and grocery stores and farmer’s markets are now offering carrot varietals in hues ranging from purple to red and yellow – even black! Some fun varieties include cosmic purple, solar yellow and atomic red. Hopefully, with their fresh look, comes a newfound appreciation for this […]