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[Updated 2.24.2022] The two most common causes of stomach and duodenal ulcers are a bacteria called Helicobacter pylori (H pylori) and the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDs), which include aspirin. Let’s look at the use of NSAIDs and how to protect your stomach from their harmful effects. NSAIDs are medications used to relieve pain […]

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Hepatitis C is a virus which may lead to cirrhosis and liver cancer if left untreated. It is the leading reason for liver transplantation in the United States. There are 3.2 million people in the U.S. infected with this virus, and 50% of those people do not even know they have it. Most of the […]

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Easy New Procedure Gets Rid of Your Hemorrhoids What are Hemorrhoids? Hemorrhoids are swollen, enlarged veins in the lower rectum and anal canal. They can be internal or external. Internal hemorrhoids often can’t be seen and are usually painless. External hemorrhoids are bulges on the outside of the anus which can often be painful. Who […]

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Colorectal cancer is the 2nd leading cause of cancer-related deaths among men and women combined in the United States, but colonoscopy screening may reduce your risk of developing cancer by up to 90%. Most colon cancers start as precancerous growths called polyps, specifically adenomatous polyps.  It may take up to 10 years for a polyp […]

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