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Millennials and Medical Conditions: How to Keep Your Social Life and Health a Top Priority

By: Sam Bickford Not being able to drink a margarita when everyone wants to have margaritas is hard! But It doesn’t have to be that way. I would know. I have had type 1 diabetes since I was seven years old. Yet, I can do anything anyone else can do. I just have to be

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Challenging Colorectal Cancer: How Millennials’ Ages, Health Profiles, and Our Healthcare System Complicate Diagnosis and Prevention from Primary Care to Gastrointestinal Specialist – What We Can Do to Change It

By: Melissa Schenkman, MPH, MSJ Why are millennials developing colorectal cancer when we live in a country with tests available to prevent it? Believe it or not, every day seemingly young and healthy people in their 20s, 30s, and 40s receive the life-changing news that they have colorectal cancer. In 2020, the most up-to-date data

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Spotlight on IBS and GI Health: The Last Thing Millennials Want to Talk About

By Melissa Schenkman, MPH, MSJ It’s a subject you just don’t want to talk about. Anything related to our gastrointestinal tract (GI), the part of your body that digests food, absorbs nutrients, and expels waste, (to put it kindly), seems to be something best kept behind closed doors. But you can’t escape the headlines highlighting

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