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Gastrointestinal Health

Gastrointestinal (GI) disorders affect people of both genders and all ages and races. This month, learn about common GI disorders and cancers, including risk factors, symptoms and when to seek care. You’ll also learn how some types of bacteria are actually good for your gut health and ways to include more of them in your diet.

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GI Disorders: Risk Factors, Symptoms and Where to Seek Care

By Dr. Atena Lodhi

It’s not uncommon to experience the occasional upset stomach or heartburn. But when you start having regular symptoms, it may indicate a more serious health issue.

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Four Common GI Cancers

By Dr. Alexander Hantel

Gastrointestinal (GI) cancers are a major public health issue that rival the incidence of lung, breast and prostate cancers.

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When Bacteria is Good for Your Health

By Mary Gardner

Bacteria is generally thought of as something that’s best avoided. However, there are certain types that are beneficial to your health.

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