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This State Paid For Patients' Colonoscopies And Saved Millions
By Kathryn Doyle, Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Two years after offering colonoscopy patients full coverage for their screening if they had it done at
How to Kick-Start Your Diet
Connecticut novelist, blogger, retired business executive
I did it! The "Dreaded Colonoscopy." Only it wasn't so dreaded. It was easy. Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy. (Literally "lemon squeezy.")
Young Man Bares All (Colostomy Bag Included) for Colon Cancer Awareness
General Manager, Brick New York
In December of 2014, I went into the hospital for my final surgery. When I woke up, my colostomy bag was gone, and I was on the road to recovery. It's funny -- the little things. The little things sometimes teach us the biggest lessons in life.
The Play-By-Play Highlights Of My Colonoscopy
Writer, Gadfly, Troublemaker
I'll skip the pre-game antics. Much has been written about them. My experiences were neither amusing nor edifying. Just expect The Elixir from Hell, followed by a deluge rivaling all natural catastrophes, specifically mudslides and monsoons.
A Public Health Success Story: The Non-Physicians Behind the Decrease in Colon Cancer Rates
Mark B. Pochapin, M.D.
Director, Division of Gastroenterology and Sholtz-Leeds Profes...
At Jay's wake, Katie approached me and several other physicians and pleaded with us to do something about colon cancer. She didn't want other families to suffer the loss hers had endured. We explained to Katie that we thought she could do more than we could to fight this disease.
I Did It! A Colonoscopy
Liz Margolies, L.C.S.W.
Clinical psychotherapist; founder and executive director, Nati...
LGBT people have lower colorectal cancer screening rates, especially transgender people and people of color. All our usual barriers to care (stigma, lack of health insurance, etc.) make it difficult. In the interest of getting more of us to do this, why don't you follow me through the process?
Colorectal Cancer Screening Saves Lives
Cancer advocate; Host of 'Katie'; and Award-Winning Journalist
More than 50,000 Americans are expected to die from colorectal cancer this year alone. We need to reduce that number by seeing that everyone who should be screened for colorectal cancer gets screened.
5 Colonoscopy Myths Busted
Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson
'I Started Doing the Colonoscopy-Prep Math (But Had to Go!)' VIDEO
Author, 'Animal Husbandry'
T-minus 48 hours until I start drinking 48 ounces of liquid laxative. Twice. And so "colonoscopy-prep math" begins.
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How Many Colonoscopies Do You Really Need?
WATCH: Dana Carvey Talks 'Taking Back The Power' At His Latest Colonoscopy
Butt Seriously Folks, Did You Hear The One About the Colonoscopy?
How to Have a Colonoscopy
Colon cancer is a leading killer. Colon cancer is highly preventable. The stakes are high. But so is public confusion about screening guidelines.
This Song Could Save Your Life!
Mache Seibel, MD
Founder www.MenopauseBreakthroughActionPlan.com/webinar; Edito...
To help people overcome their fear, I wrote a colonoscopy song. My idea is that if people can sing about something, they can talk about it. And if they can talk about it, they can do something about it.
Recession Pushes Many Americans To Cut Back On Vital Service
Health Insurers Make Record Profits As Many Americans Postpone Care
Dr. Oz's Colonoscopy Finds Pre-Cancerous Polyp: What Can He Teach Us?
Dr. Jon LaPook
Medical Correspondent, CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley
Everybody should discuss with their doctor getting screened for colon cancer by age 50 -- earlier if there's an increased risk because of factors like a family history or inflammatory bowel disease.
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