Nearly 75 percent of colon cancer cases have no prior family history and most have no symptoms.
In its early stages, colon cancer generally has no symptoms and gives no warnings.
High-fiber diets can help avoid or ease symptoms of constipation, hemorrhoids, IBS and colorectal cancer.
Antibacterial soaps are no more effective at killing germs than regular soap.
Adults who get much more or less than seven hours of sleep a night have a higher mortality rate than those who don’t.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death of Americans.
The life expectancy at birth for females is 80.4 years and 75.3 years for males.
On average, water makes up 60 percent of your body weight.
Generally, everyone passes gas at least 12 or more times a day.
About 90 percent of people diagnosed with colon cancer are over 50.
A high-fiber diet may lower your risk of hemorrhoids and Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
By age 50, about half of all adults have had to deal with hemorrhoids.
Hemorrhoids are more likely as you get older because the tissues can weaken and stretch with aging.
Chronic blood loss from hemorrhoids may cause anemia, resulting in fatigue and weakness.