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Dr. Renata M. Burigatto

Primary Care Doctors Can Help You Lose Weight

It’s no secret that America has a weight problem. In fact, one in three of us is obese and as a result are at increased risk of a host of health problems. Those range from diabetes, hypertension and sleep apnea to heart disease, stroke and certain cancers including colon cancer. While the problem is well known and the importance of more »

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Does Cholesterol Drug Prevent Colon Cancer?

Colorectal cancer is a devastating illness that is diagnosed in more than 140,000 patients in the U.S. each year and is the third leading cause of cancer death for both men and women, according to the American Cancer Society. With more than 50,000 deaths from colorectal cancer each year, new ways of reducing the impact more »

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