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Abdominal Pain and When to Call Your Doctor

January 21, 2022

Abdominal pain is one of the most common conditions that we experience over our lives. Not only are there a […]

The Major Problem of Long-Term PPI Inhibitor Use

January 7, 2022

With the rise in obesity in the United States, we have seen an equivalent rise in disorders of the esophagus […]

Eat Right to Minimize GERD This Holiday Season

December 17, 2021

GERD or gastroesophageal reflux disease is more than just heartburn. In fact, it is the condition whereby acid refluxes back […]

Diverticulitis vs Diverticulosis

December 3, 2021

Of all the disorders affecting the colon, diverticulosis and diverticulitis are some of the most common. However, these two conditions […]

The Controversy Over Hernia Mesh – Setting the Record Straight

November 19, 2021

Synthetic hernia mesh is a repair solution that has been used for decades, with a long history of controversy, many […]

The Link Between Excess Weight and Breast Cancer

November 5, 2021

It is estimated that about one-in-eight women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer over the course […]

Comparing LINX to Fundoplication

October 18, 2021

For the past several decades, a procedure known as a fundoplication has been the gold standard in care for Gastroesophageal […]

When a Hernia Becomes an Emergency

October 4, 2021

It’s a hernia. What’s so bad about that? Well, from an urgency standpoint, there are two different kinds of hernias, […]

Robotic Surgery vs. Traditional Laparoscopy

September 17, 2021

Going under the knife can be an anxiety provoking experience for many people. Luckily, the medical field has made incredible […]