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When you take a look at the statistics, it appears that irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is the big problem no one wants to talk about. IBS is the most common functional gastrointestinal disorder, affecting 10-15 percent of people worldwide. Yet an estimate

One in every six adults over the age of 45 is affected by a sight-threatening eye issue. As we age, this risk continues to increase. The life expectancy of an American is longer than ever before, so we must make even greater efforts to protect and preserv

One of the most discouraging consequences of joint injury is the inability to perform daily activities. Simple tasks like walking, climbing stairs or emptying the dishwasher can become incredibly difficult, and they may cause you a great deal of pain.

Some people can manage their acid reflux symptoms by making lifestyle changes, such as losing extra weight or avoiding spicy foods. But for others, these modifications simply aren’t enough.

Your vision is important to you, but it is probably safe to say that you place equal importance on heart health. So how do you choose between an eye-friendly diet or a heart-friendly diet?

However, thanks to ongoing advancements in surgical techniques and pain management, many patients now find themselves returning home the day after surgery and resuming normal activities sooner than ever. And best of all, they’re doing it at a fraction of

The colonoscopy is considered the most thorough and effective procedure for detecting and treating colon cancer. Just one exam can offer up to 10 years of protection against the third deadliest cancer in the United States.

Every year, new technology is developed to treat eye diseases that threaten our vision. A group of researchers at University College London and the Western Eye Hospital have made a recent breakthrough in glaucoma detection.

According to a 2008 Vanderbilt study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology, the average American spends up to 7.7 hours per day sitting.

A collaborative effort by several groups including the American Cancer Society, the National Cancer Institute and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention uncovered some promising news: cancer mortality rates in the United States are continuing

Don’t forget that those bright rays of sunshine also have a dark side. Overexposure to the sun can cause eye damage such as cataracts, keratitis (sunburn of the eyes), eye growths, and skin damage around the eye area.

Experts say that swimming is one of the best full body workouts, particularly for individuals with arthritis.

According to a study by researchers from the Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP) and Princeton University, human consumption of antibiotics has increased by 36 percent between 2000 and 2010.

June 12-18 is Men’s Health Week. Celebrated during the week that ends in Father’s Day, Men’s Health Week is an opportunity for men and boys to learn more ways that they can commit to wellness.

Cataracts are a common vision problem that affect six million Americans over the age of 40, but they can begin developing at a much earlier age.

Yoga is widely recognized as a therapeutic form of exercise that can relieve depression, promote weight loss, improve cardiovascular health, and alleviate arthritis.

Previous studies have identified racial and ethnic disparities in colon cancer screenings, but new research has identified another underserved population – people with disabilities.

The best way to prevent degenerative eye disease is to get a comprehensive eye exam. June is Cataract Awareness Month, so it would be the perfect time to schedule a check-up.

Bariatric surgery could be beneficial for morbidly obese patients prior to total knee or hip replacement surgery, researchers say.

Most people don’t need an excuse to soak up the summer sunshine. But just in case you do, here’s a good one – catching some rays could aid in cancer prevention