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Anybody can get colorectal cancer: Any age. Any gender. Any ethnicity. Conditions that can increase the risk of Colorectal Cancer:  A personal or family history of colorectal cancer or colorectal polypsBlack/African Americans and Ashkenazi Jews are at higher riskA genetic syndrome such as familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP)...

Colorectal cancer did not stop because COVID-19 started. Colorectal cancer screening can save your life. Now is the time to get screened. Take control of your health. Know your own risk and get checked now. If you are currently experiencing symptoms, such as rectal bleeding, abdominal discomfort,...

A friend recently called me saying her child was complaining that his butt hurt.  This might sound funny but as a pediatric gastroenterologist, I take this complaint very seriously. The child was quickly seen and was found to have a “bump” near his bottom opening...

HEALTHY TRUFFLES TO MAKE WITH YOUR KIDS: SUPER EASY AND NO-BAKING REQUIRED INGREDIENTS: Dates (1 Cup)Cocoa Powder (1/4 cup)Nut Butter: almond, peanut, sunflower, etc. (1/2 cup)Vanilla Extract (1 teaspoons)Strawberries  HOW TO MAKE THE HEALTHY TRUFFLES: Soak the dates in water to soften them.  (Medjool dates are already soft so you...

Each February, the American Dental Association sponsors National Children's Dental Health Month to raise awareness about the importance of oral health.  Poor Oral Health Can Lead to Digestive Issues.  Your mouth is the entry way to your digestive tract. The presence of bad bacteria in your mouth...