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Mayo Clinic Physicians Say High-definition Scopes Accurately Assess Polyps, Costly Pathological Examinations May Not Be Necessary

It may not be necessary for experienced gastroenterologists to send polyps they remove from a patient’s colon to a pathologist for examination, according to a large study conducted by physician researchers at the Jacksonville campus of Mayo Clinic. 466 more words


Help Lily this Christmas

I knew the place well. As a child I played there. Bumbling around like all small kids do, inventing games,or just exploring the back gardens and alleyways. 1,396 more words



my daughter’s grandfather

a problem

during the colonoscopy


intestine ruptured

leaking into the body

maybe five days

extended stay


five polyps

and waiting for tests



Growing Coral

Corals in the Florida Keys are in danger of disappearing. The number of corals are decreasing rapidly and the causes remain unknown. In the meantime, several groups are working on ways to grow them in large numbers to restore the ailing coral population in the area via “transplants”. 113 more words


The Inside Story

I’ll be willing to bet no one gets excited about having a colonoscopy. A look inside with a scope doesn’t sound fun, but no food for a day and a prescribed drink which is meant to give you diarrhea sounds even worse. 710 more words

Sunday Stories

Mock Embryo Transfer

After being on birth control pills for 2 weeks I went in to my RE’s office for a mock transfer.  If all went well I’d come off the pills the next week and prepare for my IVF cycle!   407 more words