Tag Archive: Colonoscopy

Cost of Food Pathogens by Rank

Meat contains the food pathogens that cost us the most money which includes doctor and hospital care, lost work days and lasting health problems. This includes poultry, pork, beef among other products. Researchers used data from the feds to link the parasites, bacteria, and viruses with the food that has the most of them the…

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Colo-rectal Cancer

     Doctors are now saying that colon cancer, the third deadliest kind can be almost eliminated. How? By simply having a colonoscopy to detect polyps and eradicating the polyps once found. They say that it’s these polyps that will develop into cancerous tumors.      My own father died an agonizing death with colon cancer, and…

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When a Medical Test Makes You Sick

      This story involves the Veterans Administration Hospitals in several states and colonoscopies done without the tubing on the equipment being properly sterilized. How would you like to be told that the colonoscopy you had five years ago may have had body fluids from another person on the equipment that was inserted into your body,…

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Update

     Sorry for the silence this past week. We lost our modem and had to switch services, we’ve just been hooked back up this morning. My father had a CAT Scan and they rushed him up the waiting list for the colonoscopy. My parents tell me he’s got a mass in the colon and cancer…

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Follow Up

     Since I have already mentioned my daughter’s baby and my mother illness, I thought maybe some of you might be curious about an update, so here it is. My new grandson is a delight and what a good baby he is. Also some of you may already know this trick, but it was new…

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