Antibiotics can be an option rather than surgery for simple appendicitisGastroenterology

Antibiotics can be an option rather than surgery for simple appendicitis

The Medicine Cabinet-Ask the Harvard Expert  By Howard LeWine, M.D. Q: A friend recently was diagnosed with appendicitis. She was…

Five can’t-miss signs that your child is lactose intolerantGastroenterology

Five can’t-miss signs that your child is lactose intolerant

By Kadakkal Radhakrishnan, M.D., and Cleveland Clinic’s Children’s Health Team In order to pinpoint if your child is lactose intolerant,…

Five diet rules for a healthy heartGastroenterology

Five diet rules for a healthy heart

By Lainey Younkin, M.S., R.D. Heart disease may be the leading cause of death for Americans, but here’s a heartening…

Strict, gluten-free diet important for anyone with celiac diseaseGastroenterology

Strict, gluten-free diet important for anyone with celiac disease

Mayo Clinic Q&A DEAR MAYO CLINIC: If someone has been diagnosed with celiac disease but has never had any symptoms,…

Could It Be Crohn’s?Gastroenterology

Could It Be Crohn’s?

Young people with the disease often go undiagnosed By Rhonda Alexander Imagine jolting awake from a deep sleep with a…

Five natural ways to fight constipationGastroenterology

Five natural ways to fight constipation

Environmental Nutrition By Judith Thalheimer, R.D., Environmental Nutrition Newsletter Americans spend nearly three-quarters of a billion dollars a year trying…

Minimize risks of long-term acid blocker therapyGastroenterology

Minimize risks of long-term acid blocker therapy

The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts By Howard LeWine, M.D. Q: I regularly take over-the-counter omeprazole for acid reflux…

Fast relief for occasional heartburnGastroenterology

Fast relief for occasional heartburn

By Howard LeWine, M.D. Q: I get heartburn occasionally. On average, I have about three episodes per month. But once…

Eating for DiverticulosisGastroenterology

Eating for Diverticulosis

Environmental Nutrition  By Marsha McCulloch, M.S., R.D., Environmental Nutrition Newsletter Your odds of diverticulosis increase with age — it affects…

Lactose intolerance can develop at any ageGastroenterology

Lactose intolerance can develop at any age

Mayo Clinic Q&A DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What would cause someone to become lactose-intolerant later in life? I’m in my 40s…