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IBS Explained
If you have abnormal bowel movements like diarrhea or constipation and you don't know why, you may have a condition called irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
You Can Smile About These Healthy Tips
Proper care of your teeth and gums promotes dental health and lowers your risk for dental issues like tooth decay, gum disease and tooth loss, among others.
Fiber and Your Diet
Fiber keeps your bowel movements regular, but it can do a lot more than that.
A New Treatment for Travelers' Diarrhea
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new drug to treat travelers’ diarrhea.
New Treatment for Stomach Bleeding
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has allowed marketing of a device that helps control stomach bleeding.
Got Celiac Disease? Now What?
These days, you’d be hard-pressed to find a grocery store without a gluten-free section. But what does it all mean?
Going Gluten-Free: What You Need to Know
Gluten-free diets, considered a medical treatment to manage celiac disease, are becoming more and more popular. But do you know what going gluten-free is really all about?
Another FDA Warning for a Common Diarrhea Drug
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a safety communication for a common anti-diarrhea medication.
Teen Drinking May Have Long-Term Effects
Drinking alcohol in your late teen years could lead to liver problems in your adult years, according to a new study.
Appendicitis: Knowing Your Options
Did you know antibiotics are a treatment option for uncomplicated appendicitis? A new survey revealed patient preferences on this and other appendicitis treatment options.