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Obesity and Eating Habits

Posted by Rachel Jones on Feb 26, 2014 9:30:00 AM

Obesity is a serious and growing problem in the United States. According to the CDC, 35.7% of American adults are obese. Poor eating habits are a major contributor to obesity; by developing an awareness of these habits, you can take steps to improve your health.

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Anthony A. Starpoli, MD | www.starpoli.com

Obesity, exercise, high fiber

Diet Can Help Heal Chronic Anal Fissures

Posted by Anthony A. Starpoli, MD on May 22, 2013 11:13:00 AM

As published in Reuters Health News, diet may help heal anal fissures. 

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Anthony A. Starpoli, MD | www.starpoli.com

high fiber, fecal incontinence, anal fissures

Vegetarian, Vegan or Just Making Better Choices?

Posted by Rachel Jones on May 2, 2013 9:32:00 AM

Washington Post article, published here, brings to light that making healthier choices in food does not have to be labeled. 

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Anthony A. Starpoli, MD | www.starpoli.com

colon cancer, Obesity, dietary suggestions, high fiber

Study Finds Colonoscopy Safe and Effective

Posted by Rachel Jones on Mar 6, 2013 10:33:00 AM

ColoRectal Cancer Awareness Month

Study Finds Colonoscopy Safe and Effective- Read on:

Is a colonoscopy really safe?

If your 50 years of age or above, your doctor has probably advised it’s time for a colonoscopy. But concern about safety of colorectal cancer screening might prevent some people from having the test. To put the public’s fears to rest, German researchers studied adverse events linked to the procedure, finding very few safety concerns.

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Anthony A. Starpoli, MD | www.starpoli.com

colon cancer, colon polyps, high fiber, screening

"High-Fiber Diet May Help Thwart Colon Cancer" - Dr. Starpoli on HealthDay

Posted by Rachel Jones on Dec 7, 2011 3:43:00 PM

High-Fiber Diet May Help Thwart Colon Cancer

Review of studies suggests cereals, whole grains deliver health benefits

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Anthony A. Starpoli, MD | www.starpoli.com

colon cancer, colon polyps, high fiber