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September 13, 2021
Understanding Why Women Are at a Greater Risk for Celiac Disease
Gastroenterologists explain the prevalence of celiac disease, health risks, warning signs and treatment options.
June 30, 2021
A TikTok Doctor Discusses LGBTQ+ Care and Providers Being Better Allies
Dr. Austin Chiang was nominated by GLAAD for “TikTok Queer Advocate of the Year.” Here, he shares what the recognition means for him and changes he wants to see.
May 25, 2021
What to Eat Three Days Before Your Colonoscopy
Whether this is your first screening or your first since the pandemic started, here is a refresher on how to prep for a colonoscopy from gastroenterologist Dr. Aaron Martin, starting with what to eat three days before to ensure an accurate screening.
March 23, 2021
Bloody Stool: Is It Colon Cancer or Is It Something Else?
It can be alarming to see blood in the toilet or when wiping after a bowel movement, but in most cases, it isn't a sign of a life-threatening disease.
January 8, 2021
Is COVID-19 Affecting Your Gut Health?
A gastroenterologist explains how stress, lifestyle changes and COVID-19 could be giving you a bad "gut feeling."
December 15, 2020
The Top Ten Health Nexus Articles in 2020
As we near the end of this unprecedented year, here is a look back on our most popular stories of the year.
August 6, 2020
The Curious Case of a Cushing’s Disease Diagnosis
For roughly a year, Alaina Axford-Moore struggled to rationalize a strange set of symptoms, and her medical mystery didn't end with her diagnosis.
July 13, 2020
I Didn’t Get a Colonoscopy Until I Was 61, but I Didn’t Need to Be So Scared
Horror stories about getting a colonoscopy and the dreaded prep made Diana put off her own until a physician helped her tap the courage to make the appointment.
May 11, 2020
A Patient’s Guide to JeffConnect Appointments Now Available
Health concern or issue? There’s an app for that.
January 27, 2020
Summoning the Troops
to Attack Colon Cancer
Creating a promising cancer vaccine from scratch is a multigenerational effort.
December 22, 2019
20 Tips for a Healthier 2020
Instead of adopting grandiose goals, incorporate small healthy enhancements to your lifestyle to be well and stay motivated.