Maybe you’ve read or heard about my experience with my colonoscopy when I turned 50 (OK, I was 51). For years doctors have recommended getting a colonoscopy when you turn 50. If doctors see something unusual like a polyp, they can remove it while they’re in there – which is what happened to me. But until this week there wasn’t rock solid research to prove that it was a life-saving choice. This week the New England Journal of Medicine published a report that colonoscopies that find polyps can reduce the chance of dying from colon cancer by more than 50%. So, when your time comes, bite the bullet and have the test. Just ask for the good tasting prep!
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