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Starting a family while battling an IBD might seem more than daunting. Not only do you fear passing down your disease to your children like a morbid family heirloom but you also wonder if you could even bear children at all. Maybe you had abdominal surgery and you read all over the internet that it can lower fertility rates in…

Amidst IBS Awareness Month we want to bring your attention to some common misconceptions about IBS so as to set it apart from IBD (they’re not one and the same!) and do what April invites us to do - raise awareness about how serious and underresearched IBS is. We take this opportunity to present some facts about IBS, as well…

Having a happy healthy relationship will always be a lot of work and culture isn’t shifting fast enough to address body insecurity in a significant way but some of us face additional challenges and unfair setbacks. If you recently got an ostomy or you and your doctor are considering surgery as an option, dating with a stoma bag might seem…

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…

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