Talking about irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) can be as uncomfortable as its symptoms, but ignoring it could be worse. Approximately 20% of the U.S. population, primarily women under 45, experience IBS, which affects the large intestine.
About 150,000 people are diagnosed with colorectal cancer each year, but a regular colonoscopy allows both early detection and treatment in a single procedure.
Twenty percent of children and teens suffer from headaches that interfere with life. Dr. Joe Elser recommends that the child be seen if they have more than one or two headaches a week consistently.
Dr. Vinicio Medina treated Stephen Hoskins' diverticulitis with laparoscopic surgery. This minimally invasive procedure offers a quick recovery and Stephen was able to get back to the fishing that he loves.