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How UC Affects the Entire Body

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How IBD Affects Your Colorectal Cancer Risk

Medically reviewed by Matthew Hamilton, MD March is National Colorectal Cancer…


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7 Complications Associated with Crohn’s

Medically reviewed by Jenny Blair, MD A necessary part of managing Crohn’s is…


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Which Type of Birth Control Is Best for You?

Medically reviewed by Jenny Blair, MD Inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD,…


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9 Habits That Could Be Making Your IBD Worse

Are certain habits or behaviors—like smoking or skipping doctor…