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How to Prevent Esophageal Cancer

April is Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month. Gastroenterologist Dr. Srinadh Komanduri joins You & Me to tell us about how we should recognize signs of heartburn and speak with a professional to prevent esophageal cancer.

Save the Date: ‘Within Reach’

Celebrity Emcee Bonnie Hunt, Acclaimed actress and comedian Bonnie Hunt will serve as celebrity emcee for the Within Reach Envision Gala on June 3 during an evening of cocktails, dinner, dancing, live auction, and entertainment. The annual event will begin at 6 p.m....

5 Diseases You’re Never ‘Too Young’ to Get

We all know that your risk of chronic disease tends to increase as you age. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t try to improve your odds of staying healthy.  A person born in 1990 has double the risk of developing early colon cancer.

How to Avoid Pooping During a Race

Ease stomach troubles and make that midrun potty break a thing of the past.

Taper Your Fat and Fiber Intake

One to two days before your race, reducing your intake of both nutrients can help to make sure that you don’t… says John Pandolfino, M.D., chief of gastroenterology and hepatology at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago.

Northwestern Memorial Hospital Named NPF Center for Pancreatitis

Northwestern Memorial Hospital Named NPF Center for Pancreatitis Newswise — CHICAGO –The Northwestern Medicine Digestive Health Center at Northwestern Memorial Hospital has been named a National Pancreas Foundation (NPF) Pancreatitis Center, one of only 47 facilities...

The Parasite Underground

A shadow network of patients are trying to treat their own debilitating diseases — by infecting themselves with gastrointestinal worms.

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