Colon Health

Cancer Screening Tests and the Importance of Awareness

Most cancers take years to develop. Many things can affect your chance of getting cancer. While you can’t control some risk factors, like getting older, you can control many others. Here’s what you need to know about cancer and the importance of screening tests....

Women and Chronic Constipation: What Can Help?

You’ve been feeling a bit uncomfortable, bloated, and heavy. You're not "going" as often as you should, and you’re getting worried. Don't be embarrassed. Even though this is typically a private matter, you have plenty of company. Being a woman increases your risk of...

Fight Colon Cancer with Veggies

Your colon doesn’t get enough good press. You might know it by its other name, the large intestine. Here are the facts you should know to appreciate what this oddly-shaped, muscular tube does for you. First, it’s about four feet long and connects your small bowel to...

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