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Why You Should Give This Year’s Flu Shot A Chance

Last year’s flu shot was only 13% effective due to a mutated version of the virus that made the rounds. This year should be different says Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “So far, the strains in this year’s vaccine seem likely to match.” The flu vaccine

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Purple Potatoes and the Prevention of Colon Cancer

Recent research has shown that baked purple potatoes contain certain substances that may help in the fight against colon cancer. More than 50,000 people in the United States die of this disease each year, and while current colon cancer treatments include surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation, this

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Nutrition and the Lunchbox

It’s the end of the summer and you know what that means … the season of vacationing is over and school has officially started again. Between visits to pick up school supplies, it’s important to think about something that could have a bigger impact on your child’s performance than you know: their

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In The News


The headlines say "Painkillers Prevent Colon Cancer", wait, what?? If it were just that simple; but, of course it is not.

The study in question, out of Denmark, said that continual usage of either low dose baby aspirin or non aspirin NSAIDs, reduced the risk of developing colon cancer by 27% and

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We Are Moving!!!

Associates in Digestive Health is moving Friday Aug 7th to our new location. The office will be closed from noon Thursday Aug 6th opening Monday Aug 10th.

Address 625 Del Prado Blvd S. Cape Coral Fl 33990. Right across the street from the Cape Coral Hospital and North of Cape Health Surgery Center.

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