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Abdominal Pain

Is Stress Causing Your Child's Stomachaches?

Howard J. Bennett, M.D. | Posted 01.20.2013 | Parents
Howard J. Bennett, M.D.

Stomachaches account for numerous visits to pediatricians' offices. Parents often worry that a kidney infection or appendicitis is responsible for the pain. Although serious disorders can cause abdominal pain, the problem is usually due to something less worrisome.

His and Her Hernias: Pelvic Pain Culprit Tough to Diagnose in Women

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 11.06.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Women who complain to their doctor of persistent lower abdominal pain could be suffering from any number of ailments. With many possibilities, there often is one that does not even occur to many doctors: hernias.

Why Common Foods May Hurt Your Health

Dr. Jon LaPook | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jon LaPook

There's a disease that American doctors are absolutely terrible at diagnosing. It's estimated that three million Americans have celiac disease, and only a small percentage of them know it.