There’s a bit of controversy among doctors and researchers over whether annual physicals are actually necessary for healthy patients, but new research has identified one distinct benefit of routine visits with a primary care physician: increased colon can

A study led by Elizabeth Irving of the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada, suggests that regular eye exams are essential for diagnosing eye issues, especially in older adults.

When you suffer from back pain, trying to catch some Zs can quickly turn into a nightmare. Pain and discomfort can keep you awake for hours, making it impossible to get a good night’s rest.

That annual deductible you’ve been paying towards all year long will renew in January, and now is the time to get the most out of your healthcare plan.

A new study suggests that vitamin C could play an even bigger role in delaying cataract development than heredity.

New evidence increases concerns over the long-term safety of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), one of the most popular drugs on the market for treating acid reflux.

​New research adds to the mounting evidence that proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) can have serious complications with long-term use.

Exercise builds strength, endurance and muscle tone, and it gives you energy and boosts your mood. As if those reasons were not enough, there is another benefit of exercise: it can protect your vision!

September is Pain Awareness Month, a nationwide effort to raise awareness about the effects of pain and ways to manage it. While it might seem odd that something as common as pain requires increased awareness, chronic pain is a largely misunderstood condi

​Shoulder arthroscopy is a minimally invasive technique used to evaluate, diagnose and treat a variety of issues within the shoulder.

Upper endoscopy is a procedure used to diagnose and sometimes treat issues of the upper digestive tract.

A study funded by the U.S. National Eye Institute indicates that new drugs can help older people with wet age-related macular degeneration remain independent.

Add some of these simple exercises to your routine to increase balance, strength and agility. ​

Students are falling short on their intake of probiotics, the “good bacteria” within the gut that boost immunity, aid in digestion and promote good mental health.

There’s no better way to start the school year off right than to schedule a comprehensive eye exam for each member of your family.

Rich in vitamin K, fiber and potassium, prunes are known to boost energy, lower cholesterol, protect against cardiovascular disease, and even build stronger bones!

Recent updates to the ASGE practice guidelines now recommend split-dosing the bowel prep solution before a colonoscopy, a change which is clearly preferable and more palatable for patients.

There’s a group of Americans that is invading the Internet, and it’s not teenagers. New research shows that seniors are growing increasingly tech-savvy! In fact, Internet usage has tripled among seniors.

​Outpatient surgery centers have grown increasingly popular due to their comfort, convenience and significant cost-savings for patients.

New findings presented at Digestive Disease Week 2016 indicate that individuals who follow a low residue diet during the 24-hour period prior to their colonoscopy have improved results.