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Are You Breaking This Basic Grammar Rule?

| Posted 08.22.2014 | Books

Down with comma splices!

30 Stars and Doctors Sign the 'Petition for Briggs for Cancer Immunotherapy for All'

Paul Sanderson | Posted 10.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Paul Sanderson

It's time for governments, cancer organizations, and the cancer industry to devote their resources primarily to immunotherapy and give it urgent priority.

I Need a What?

Marcia Kester Doyle | Posted 09.23.2014 | Fifty
Marcia Kester Doyle

On the prep day, I felt like a contestant on Survivor. The doctor said, "Only clear fluids." I idly wondered if that included gin or vodka.

Wanted: Colon-Friendly Restaurant

Danielle Ripley-Burgess | Posted 09.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Danielle Ripley-Burgess

Although unrealistic, I kind of like dreaming about opening a restaurant. Especially after a week of "tummy troubles" and a weekend spent in the hospital after a battle with my small intestine.

Busted Gut? Maybe Trust Your Gut

Craig Bowron | Posted 07.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Craig Bowron

Although everyone is stressed out to some degree, and everyone has occasions where they feel their negative emotions in their gut, those with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) seem to have an enhanced sensitivity to the feedback that the gut sends to the brain.

Heron or Crane, or Does It Matter?

Dave Dubin | Posted 06.17.2013 | Impact
Dave Dubin

When you tell people you're from New Jersey, they ask you which exit, so they can figure out if you're from north, central, or south Jersey. As a colon cancer survivor, I not only know the exits, but also the best public restrooms on the highways and elsewhere.

'I Started Doing the Colonoscopy-Prep Math (But Had to Go!)' VIDEO

Laura Zigman | Posted 03.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Laura Zigman

T-minus 48 hours until I start drinking 48 ounces of liquid laxative. Twice. And so "colonoscopy-prep math" begins.

5 Tips for a Successful Colonic Treatment

The Chopra Well | Posted 01.07.2013 | Healthy Living
The Chopra Well

If you're going to try colonic treatments, take precautions against the various risks associated with colonics and do everything to make sure you get the most out of the experience.

My Colonoscopy: Nothing to Fear But Fear Itself

Andy Ostroy | Posted 04.10.2012 | New York
Andy Ostroy

After sitting a few minutes in the waiting room I was asked to meet the doctor in his office. He stood up, smiled (oh God, why is he smiling?) and proceeded to close the door (oh God, why is he closing the door?").

"Detox Diets" and Prolonged Fasting Can Be Toxic to Your Health

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Recently, Ashton Kutcher announced on Twitter that he was undertaking the Master Cleanse. Unfortunately, the "detox" diet theory is just not supported by any facts.

Some Thoughts on Columbus Day

Jesse Larner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jesse Larner

But my students could not get their minds around the idea that Columbus could be a slaver, an imperialist, a violent missionary, a bad man -- and also be a great explorer.

My Friend has 500 Jobs...

Arjuna Ardagh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Arjuna Ardagh

Today there is really only one thing on my mind that I want to talk about with you more than any other, and that is: my liver.

God's Hybrid

Dr. Jeffrey McCombs | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jeffrey McCombs

Somewhere along the primordial way, a bunch of micro-organisms became enclosed by, fewer in number, but larger "tissue" cells and the evolutionary rac...