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BY Danielle Underferth

Most stomach cancers are caused by bacteria called helicobacter pylori or H. pylori. Having H. pylori doesn’t mean you’ll get stomach cancer, but it does increase your risk.

We talked to Patrick Lynch, M.D., a gastroenterologist in Internal Medicine, about H. pylori and other stomach cancer risk factors, how to recognize symptoms and what you can do to reduce your chances of developing this disease.

What...

illustration of female clinicians inspecting a stomach, with floating microbes and medicine vials

BY Heather Alexander

We all know that eating your greens is good for you, but what if you could extract the green and take it as a supplement?

A recent...

BY Heather Alexander

Research shows it’s best to limit red meat because it can increase your risk for colorectal cancer.

With that in mind, plant-based...

BY Heather Alexander

Tea is thought to have many health benefits, from keeping you hydrated to supporting weight-loss and reducing dental cavities.

Tea may also reduce your risk for illnesses like heart disease and cancer.  

But there are so many types of tea, and they don’t all offer the same benefits. So, how do you pick the best one?

Here’s what to know about tea and cancer prevention.

Real teas all come from the same plant...

Green tea is shown being poured into a tea cup.

BY Heather Alexander

There’s no doubt about it, food and stress are linked. And it’s not just that when you’re stressed you might eat too much, or too little,...

BY Heather Alexander

Weight loss usually requires more than willpower. That’s because adjusting what you eat and how much you exercise are big lifestyle changes...

BY Heather Alexander

The Mediterranean diet can help reduce your risk for many diseases. It helps prevent heart disease and strokes, and has been linked to a lower...

BY Heather Alexander

Millions of Americans suffer from acid reflux. Also known as heartburn or acid indigestion, it can feel like an intense burning sensation...

BY Danielle Underferth

Carbonated, flavored waters have been trending over the past couple of years. But are these bubbly beverages good for you? That depends.

BY Heather Alexander

Starting your holiday shopping? When it comes to gifts, you might be wondering if there are special items that could make life easier – or...