Early Detection and Straight Talk

David Dresner, MD, gastroenterologist with Gastroenterology Health Partners in New Albany, Indiana, speaks to his patients in clear and simple terms, no hyperbole, just direct. “I’m very blunt with my patients,” he says. “Folks understand when you speak to them in plain, simple language. So, when I say ‘You’re trying to pass five pounds of […]

Prevent Colorectal Cancer: Get Screened

Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States. It’s expected to kill more than 50,000 Americans this year alone. The good news? If caught early, the survival rate is very high. That’s why screening for colorectal cancer is so important. Screening is generally recommended for all average-risk patients aged […]

Turn Up The Activity to Turn Down the Burn of Reflux

As we age, we lose muscle mass and begin accumulating pounds that we often cannot shed. You might notice that your clothes do not fit like they used to or that you feel less toned and trim.

Would We Benefit from Earlier Colon Cancer Screenings?

We start kindergarten around the age of five. We are eligible to get a driver’s license at 16. Colon cancer screenings begin around the age of 50…

Find Your Zone During Healthy Weight Week

January 16-20 is Healthy Weight Week, a time to focus on creating healthy habits that foster weight maintenance and progressive weight loss…