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The benefits of the contraceptive pill far outweigh the risks

The benefits of the contraceptive pill far outweigh the risks

The contraceptive pill may reduce risk of developing cancer

The contraceptive pill may reduce risk of developing cancer

Red meat and colon cancer recurrence

Red meat and colon cancer recurrence

Colon cancer survivors should stick to a 'prudent' diet

Colon cancer survivors should stick to a 'prudent' diet

Key signs of appendicitis

Key signs of appendicitis

Colon cancer may benefit from hormone replacement therapy

Colon cancer may benefit from hormone replacement therapy

Folic acid supplements do not reduce risk of precancerous colon tumors

Folic acid supplements do not reduce risk of precancerous colon tumors

Folic acid does not decrease the risk of benign colorectal tumors

Folic acid does not decrease the risk of benign colorectal tumors

Folic acid does not prevent colorectal cancer

Folic acid does not prevent colorectal cancer

PET/CT best for monitoring Crohn's disease

PET/CT best for monitoring Crohn's disease

Diet may influence survival after treatment for stage III colon cancer

Diet may influence survival after treatment for stage III colon cancer

Smoking and Crohn's disease

Smoking and Crohn's disease

FDA approves INVEGA treatment for schizophrenia

FDA approves INVEGA treatment for schizophrenia

Gall bladder removed vaginally using endoscope

Gall bladder removed vaginally using endoscope

Precautions against C. difficile infection

Precautions against C. difficile infection

New combined laparoscopy and colonoscopy procedure at NYPH/Weill Cornell

New combined laparoscopy and colonoscopy procedure at NYPH/Weill Cornell

Medium-sized polyps yield significant number of advanced adenomas and cancer

Medium-sized polyps yield significant number of advanced adenomas and cancer

Conjoined twin sisters survive lengthy, complex surgery

Conjoined twin sisters survive lengthy, complex surgery

Cognitive behavioral therapy effective in treating irritable bowel syndrome

Cognitive behavioral therapy effective in treating irritable bowel syndrome

Cysteine containing tablets and chewing gum potential new way to prevent upper digestive tract cancers

Cysteine containing tablets and chewing gum potential new way to prevent upper digestive tract cancers