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My goal is to educate the public on gastrointestinal health issues and to dispel the many myths related to digestion and nutrition. A secondary goal is to provide a perspective from a working physician on how science, politics and health needs combine to produce the practice of medicine in the United States today. My work also appears at www.ggn-gec.com (Web site for Gastroenterology Group of Naples)

  • Probiotics and Prebiotics Posted 7/5/2010 at 2:33 p.m. 0 comments

    What are probiotics and prebiotics? Are they beneficial for your health? Read on to lear more . . .

  • Colon Cancer: An Ounce of prevention . . . Posted 3/17/2010 at 7:30 a.m. 0 comments

    If you are 50 or older and have not yet been screened for colon cancer, you are taking a significant but unnecessary risk.

  • Prescription for Gastroesophageal Reflux Posted 3/7/2010 at 9:10 p.m. 1 comment

    Different foods, timing of meals, body position and rapidity of eating can all influence gastroesophageal reflux. By understanding these influences better decisions can be made to minimize gastroesophageal reflux.

  • You are what you eat! Posted 2/14/2010 at 2:38 p.m. 0 comments

    Certain foods have a direct effect on the GI tract; by appreciating this relationship better choices can be made to allow you to fully enjoy your eating experience.

  • Stress and the GI Tract Posted 2/1/2010 at 12:31 p.m. 1 comment

    Stress profoundly affects the GI Tract. Why does this occur and what you can do about it?

  • My credentials Posted 1/11/2010 at 11:48 a.m. 0 comments

    From St. Louis to Philadelphia and Washington and Naples

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