Candy Questions Answered For Colon Health

Everyone knows that Halloween candy is damaging for your teeth, but not many realize what sweets can do to your digestive system. To expand awareness of the pitfalls, here is a review of popular candies and recommended healthy alternatives.

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Jaime Hann
The Power of Vitamin D

A paper recently published examined the relationship between vitamin D levels and colorectal cancer risk. This new study, entitled “Circulating Vitamin D and Colorectal Cancer Risk: An International Pooling Project of 17 Cohorts” was funded by the National Heart, Blood, and Lung Institute and the National Cancer Institute.

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Jaime Hann
Historic Flooding Won’t Slow Colon Cancer Riders

In spite of mother nature’s wrath this spring, cyclists of all ages will take to the road on Sunday, June 16thto help raise awareness for colorectal cancer in the 9thannual Rollin’ to Colon (Nebraska) bike ride. The event helps support the Great Plains Colon Cancer Task Force mission of Education, Early Detection and Prevention…

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Jaime Hann
The Golden Standard for Prevention

Colonoscopies are considered the gold standard for detecting colon cancer, the second-leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. Moreover, colonoscopy preparation is critical because the colon must be clean and empty.

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Jaime Hann
Rhonda's Burpee Challenge - April 28, 2019

The inaugural event, featuring a 20 minute competition of burpees, came together in two short weeks, with 125 participants raising over $2,500 for the Great Plains Colon Cancer Task Force. Rhonda lost her battle on May 19, 2014, just a few weeks after the Rhonda’s Team event. Last year, the event raise over $10,000!

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Jaime Hann
BUSTED: Myths About Colon Cancer

Think you’re NOT at risk for colon cancer? Think again.

 “If you’ve got a colon, you’re at risk,” says Carol Burke, MD, an expert in colon cancer prevention. Get this quick, life-saving exam. It’s easier than you think.

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Jaime Hann