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‘Comfort Food’: Dietary Changes Can Ease Ulcerative Colitis

Work with your health care provider to find the foods that work best for you.

Surprising News About Your Appendix — And Appendicitis

Considered useless no more, your appendix may protect your immune system.

Barrett’s Esophagus: What You Need to Know

GERD is a leading cause of this condition, which can raise the risk of cancer.

Bathroom Reading: What You Can Learn from Your Poop

Get the scoop on what poop color, frequency, shape, and consistency can tell you.

Straight Talk About Diarrhea

Diarrhea is a common issue, but not one we enjoy talking about. Learn what causes it, what to do about it, and most important, how to know if it’s serious.

Short Bowel Syndrome Shortchanges Nutrition

Your small intestine doesn’t adequately absorb nutrients from the food you eat.

Heartburn Medications: Weigh the Benefits and Risks

Are the drugs you’re using the best choice for you?

Oops! Who Passed the Gas?

Hey, it’s a fact of life, but can passing gas be more than just embarrassing?

Celiac Disease: When Gluten Threatens Your Health

This autoimmune disorder can lead to serious health complications if untreated.