People in their teens and twenties tend to play fast and loose with their health. Fortunately, the human body is remarkably resilient in the first two decades of life. Barring some underlying condition or genetic abnormality, most people sail through to their 30s relatively unaffected, with no major health crises. Unfortunately, accrued damage… Continue reading Essential Health Tests by Decade
Nobody looks forward to a colonoscopy. Although modern technology has made the procedure pain-free and simple for the patient, preparing for the exam can be unpleasant and uncomfortable. Those physical aspects are only one part of the picture, though. A colonoscopy involves a certain amount of anxiety over what might be found—most pointedly, cancer. It’s… Continue reading When Should You Start Colonoscopy Screening?