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Gastroenterologists

Trial by Water: Loving Your Colonoscopy and Other Rites of Middle Age

Howard Barbanel | Posted 07.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Howard Barbanel

It has been said that getting older is not for wimps. Among the great joys men experience as they slide into middle age is the prostate exam whereby o...

Incredible Pen Still Works After 25 Years In Woman's Stomach

Posted 12.20.2011 | Weird News

Twenty-five years ago, a woman told her husband and general practitioner that she accidentally swallowed a felt-tip pen. They didn't believe her at th...

Avoiding Esophageal Cancer

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

If you're from a Western country, there's a 10-20 percent chance that you suffer from classic symptoms of acid reflux, chronic cases of which can lead to esophageal cancer.