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Dr. Phillip Bowden & Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Join Forces To Increase Colonoscopy Screenings

On March 11, 2015, a dozen community influencers joined Dr. Phillip Bowden, Memphis Mayor A C Wharton, and staff members of the Mid-South Gastroenterology Group to celebrate the announcement of Bowden’s 100% By 2020 Campaign. 230 more words

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Trying Something New

After my visit to the doctor yesterday, I came home armed with new medication for my depression, this is the third lots that I have tried, Fluoxetine, just weren’t doing enough and Sertraline were giving me headaches so now I am trying Citalopram. 898 more words


Good New for those Troubled with Diabetes Carolyn Dean MD ND

Researchers have now detected 3,751 magnesium-binding sites on human proteins, indicating that its role in human health and disease may have been vastly underestimated. Additionally, there have been several significant studies about magnesium’s role in keeping your metabolism running efficiently—specifically in terms of insulin sensitivity, glucose regulation, and protection from type 2 diabetes. 355 more words


Colon Cancer and Its Prevention (II)

This is the second part of Colon Cancer and Its Prevention (I)

Most cancer develops as adenomatous polyps, progressing to dysplasia, and after a certain period (10 years), they become cancer. 357 more words

Leon Healthy Living Centers

Hurry up and Wait, Return of clear fluid diet, and Pancake brain

This past week has been a busy one and also a little reminiscent to the days when I was making frequent trips to the big city for medical follow-ups.  933 more words


Exercise Your Way to a Lower Colon Cancer Risk

It’s no secret that exercise reduces your risk of heart and respiratory diseases.  But did you know that running, walking, playing tennis, swimming or whatever exercise you prefer can help prevent colon cancer? 248 more words

Baylor College Of Medicine

Colon Cancer and Its Prevention (I)

The exact cause of colon cancer are unknown, but we do know there are risk factor associated with this condition.

By Roberto Souza, MD.

Colon cancer is a malignancy that occurs in the large intestine’s mucosa. 253 more words

Leon Healthy Living Centers