| Mar 8, 2010
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have Crohn's disease and have been told by some doctors that I can get pregnant, while others tell me I shouldn't conceive. What do you recommend to women with Crohn's?
ANSWER: The majority of women who have Crohn's disease can get...
| Dec 19, 2009
Dan O'Bannon, the acclaimed science fiction/horror film screenwriter who was best known for writing the blockbuster hit "Alien" and who also directed and wrote the zombie fest "The Return of the Living Dead," has died. He was 63.
| Jan 6, 2010
Beginning at age 50, both men and women at average risk for developing colorectal cancer should use one of the screening tests below. The tests that are designed to find both early cancer and polyps are preferred if these tests are available to you and...
| Mar 8, 2010
Bloating, cramping and abdominal pain aren't just associated with PMS. They're also symptoms of digestive disorders. Here's a snapshot of four such problems.
1. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Approximately 1 in 5 American adults, most of them women,...
| Mar 22, 2010
The Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD) can help alleviate and possibly cure a number of debilitating digestive disorders, including Crohn's, celiac and irritable bowel disease ( IBD), irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), ulcerative colitis and chronic diarrhea....
| Aug 20, 2010
Arthritis, tendonitis, bursitis, periodontitis, prostatitis, allergies, inflammatory bowel disease — most of us are afflicted by inflammation at one time or another, some of us on a daily basis.
We may feel that we're out of options when...
| Jan 9, 2011
While most people don't like to talk about inflammatory bowel disease — it's not exactly coffee chatter — Jennifer Martin is happy discussing how her surgery to treat it saved her life.
In April 2009, the 27-year-old Costa Mesa resident was...
| Aug 18, 2010
Q: I'm confused about omega-3 fats. Are the different types equally good for you?
A: There are three main types to keep track of: eicosapentaenoic acid ( EPA), docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), and alpha-linolenic acid (ALA). EPA and DHA are found mainly in...
| Feb 22, 2011
What do the iPad, the band Nirvana and the Fosbury Flop have to do with your professional and personal well-being? They certainly don't represent anything just a little different or just a little better. They all represented radical change -- they...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 1:49 PM
A Kansas City woman is in a national contest that's raising awareness of a disease that many people stay silent about. You can call her an IBD Icon. FOX 4 Health Reporter Meryl Lin McKean has her story. To vote for Katie, go to www.ibdicons.com.
| Nov 7, 2011
| 3:00 AM
You're in an emergency room. You're worried. OK, maybe that's an understatement. Maybe you're terrified. This may not be the setting in which you always make your best decisions. But you won't get to take back any of the decisions you make in an ER, so...