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New Research, Old Conclusion

by Max Hammonds, MD Cancer is one of the scariest words in the dictionary. No one wants to hear that word – ever, whether referring to themselves or a family member. Yet how do we avoid such an encounter? The rates of cancer occurrence (except for colo-rectal cancer) have continued essentially unchanged for the last …

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Not Everything that Irritates is Gluten

by Max Hammonds, MD The latest “fad” is to eliminate gluten from the diet – everything “gluten” is bad. Note the labels on tomatoes and bottled water: “Gluten Free” as if this is a sign that this food product is healthier than the competition. Truth #1: All tomatoes and all bottled water is gluten free …

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How Much Colon Cancer Can We Prevent?

by Max Hammonds, MD A recent report revealed that colon cancer rates have decreased 30% in people over 50 years old. Interestingly, this good news came in March – Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. The researchers attribute this large decline in cancer occurrence to the increased rate of colonoscopy – a visual examination of the inside …

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rapid river magazine

How Much Colon Cancer Can We Prevent?

by Max Hammonds, MD A recent report revealed that colon cancer rates have decreased 30% in people over 50 years old. Interestingly, this good news came in March – Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. The researchers attribute this large decline in cancer occurrence to the increased rate of colonoscopy – a visual examination of the inside …

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