Can Colonoscopy Prep Be Fun?

May 1, 2019

Colonoscopy prep can seem easier (and even fun!) by hosting colonoscopy prep parties with friends the night before the procedure.

What Age Should You Get a Colonoscopy?

In May 2018, the American Cancer Society changed its recommendation for a first-time colon cancer screening to age 45 (previously 50), seeking... read more

Is a Doctor Referral Really in Your Best Interest?

April 1, 2019

You may have noticed that hospital systems are taking ownership of medical offices and healthcare facilities in your community. What you may not have recognized is how those takeovers are affecting your wallet. Learn how to take back control of your healthcare (and your budget) when your doctor... read more

Excuse Busters #3: Colonoscopies Are Too Expensive

March 1, 2019

It’s a common misconception that the procedures you need to protect your health are a drain on your personal finances. The truth is that many patients can get a screening colonoscopy for free. Yes, you read that right — free. Under the Affordable Care Act, all... read more

Excuse Busters #1 There’s No Time for a Colonoscopy

January 28, 2019

Excuse: (n): something offered as a justification to remove responsibility.

Everyone has an excuse for not getting a colonoscopy. In fact, nearly 20 percent of a group surveyed listed “no good reason,” as the reason they have not elected to get a colonoscopy. When you... read more

Consider the Squatty Potty and Other Gifts to Promote Colon Health

December 13, 2018

Colon cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer, so purchase holiday gifts that promote colon health.

According to the American Cancer Society, one in every 22 men and one in every 24 women will develop colon cancer during their lifetime. One of the most effective... read more