Why is it important to get a screening colonoscopy?

Why is it important to get a screening colonoscopy?

After lung cancer, colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. Annually, approximately 150,000 new cases of colorectal cancer are diagnosed in the United States and 50,000 people die from the disease. It has beenestimated that...

COVID-19 Vaccination

We strongly recommend all our patients, and more specifically those with inflammatory bowel disease on immunosuppressive and biologic therapy, receive the vaccine as soon as it is available We as staff and clinicians will get vaccinated as soon as it is available to...
Hepatitis

Hepatitis

Overview Hepatitis is inflammation of the liver. Hepatitis is often caused by a virus; the most common being Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C. Other causes may include heavy alcohol use, toxins, medication, or other medical conditions.  This newsletter will...
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Overview In 1997, the International Foundation for Gastrointestinal Disorders designated April as Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Awareness Month. IBS is a disorder of the digestive system characterized by chronic, recurrent, abdominal pain and change in bowel habits....