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Technology has a way of making our lives easier by automating everything we’re not so eager to do ourselves - think dishwasher, vacuum cleaner, especially the ones that clean on their own, they’re a real blessing. And, because so much of our lives is now linked to technology, our smartphones are like little treasure boxes - maybe we do the…

Colorectal cancer is the third most diagnosed cancer in the United States with prognosis for 2019 forecasting as many as 101 420 new cases of colon cancer and 44 180 of rectal cancer. And though about 90% of people diagnosed with colon cancer are over the age of 50, there is one group in particular for which the risk is…

Whether a loved one was recently given a stoma bag and you'd like to learn more about it or you yourself might need to go through surgery because of the damage done by Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis, you probably have a lot of questions about stoma bags. We at FindMeCure are very cautious of fear-mongering and awhile back we…

 5 Useful Tips Natalie from “The Spoonie Mummy” describes herself as a ‘cup half full kind of girl’ and you can see why: though Natalie lives with multiple chronic illnesses, one of which Crohn’s disease, she remains focused on the bright side of life without sugarcoating the everyday hardships. A breath of fresh air, Natalie’s blog is an honest look…

Biologics are all the rage for the treatment of autoimmune conditions and they’re quite the darling of the clinical research world. One, because they’re relatively new - Humira, for example, was approved for treatment just a decade ago - this is yesterday for clinical research, and two, they show a lot of potential not only for the treatment of autoimmune…

Do you ever secretly just hate people who seem to have a ‘normal relationship’ with food? Whether they say they can eat whatever they like without gaining or losing weight or they just seem to blissfully enjoy the food on their plates with no signs of remorse or anxiety, there’s just something so triggering about them. But why? “I knew…

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