“Am I having a heart attack or just really bad heartburn?” You’re not the first person to ask this question, and you won’t be the last. Chest pain can be alarming, and when the pain grips you, you just want it to stop. 

Colon cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer death in the United States. On average, your chances of developing colon cancer are one in 20, but your individual risk depends on several factors.

If you are over the age of 50, a colonoscopy should be a part of your preventative care.