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Dr. John Inadomi | KOMO News

New Guidelines for Colon Cancer Screening

New recommendations from the American Cancer Society now say that most people should get screened starting at age 45, rather than 50. Find out why.

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Dr. Renuka Bhattacharya

Heart-Transplant Program Opens Access to HCV-Positive Donors

UW Medicine’s heart-transplant team this month began giving all of its patients access to suitable donor hearts from decedents who tested positive for the hepatitis C virus. Previously, these organs were available only to patients who already had the virus.

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Dr. Will DePaolo | O Magazine

3 Gut Health Habits That Can Help You Control Your Weight

You exercise, you control your portions, you limit sweets—but what have you done for your gut bacteria lately? If you think that sounds odd, think again. How cultivating the right bacteria may help keep your weight in check.

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Dr. Shoba Krishnamurthy | Wall Street Journal

A Surprise Medical Solution: Hypnosis

Major hospitals are finding hypnotherapy can help sufferers of digestive conditions like heartburn, colitis, acid reflux and irritable bowel syndrome.

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Dr. Alina Wong

Metabolic Syndrome Increases Risk of Liver-Related Complications

A recent study shows that patients with cirrhotic chronic heaptitis C and metabolic syndrome have increased risk of liver-related complications, particularly among Hispanic patients.

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