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Doctors Begin To Raise Climate Change’s Health Effects With Patients : Shots – Health News – NPR

Enlarge this image Dr. Mary Rice walks with Michael Howard at a Beth Israel Deaconess HealthCare clinic in Chealsea, Mass, as they test his oxygen levels with the addition of oxygen from a portable tank. He has COPD, a progressive lung disease that can be exacerbated by heat and humidity. Jesse Costa/WBUR hide caption toggle… Read More »

The Best Colonoscopy Prep Tips, According to Doctors

Conditions New guidelines recommend a colonoscopy at age 45—down from 50. Most say the prep drink is worse than the actual procedure. Here’s how to make drinking it more tolerable. What is your bowel baseline? aradaphotography /Shutterstock Everyone will tolerate colonoscopy prep differently. It depends on how your bowels are functioning before the prep. “For… Read More »