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  • November 22-28 is National GERD Awareness Week

    This week marks the 17th annual National GERD Awareness Week. It’s time to pay attention to your heartburn symptoms and other less common symptoms of GERD and see a doctor if you suspect you may have GERD.

    What is GERD? GERD, or gastroesophageal...

  • To Sit or Squat, Is That The Question?

    As Americans, we have long prided ourselves on being a nation of indoor plumbing. Civilization’s march across our country is marked by milestones - electricity and indoor plumbing being among the first. But some doctors and clever marketers believe...

  • Do You Have Crohn's or Ulcerative Colitis and Also Smoke?

    Patients aren’t getting the message. Smoking can definitely affect Inflammatory Bowel Diseases like Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. In a new study, researchers questioned 182 people with Crohn’s and 77 people with ulcerative colitis about...