The CDC says about 42% of elderly Americans are not up-to-date with colon cancer screening exams and says primary care doctors may be partially responsible. The CDC says people are less likely to get a screening if they don't receive a recommendation.
One doctor explains the symptoms of celiac disease and what physicians do to diagnose the disease in patients. He says dietitians can help celiac patients learn how to manage their symptoms and adjust to a gluten-free diet.
Researchers have linked an increase in esophageal cancer cases in the U.S. with rising levels of obesity and carbohydrate intake, and they say reducing consumption of refined carbs and obesity could also help reduce the number of cases of esophageal cancer.