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North Shore Endoscopy Center is an outpatient, endoscopic facility specializing in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal diseases and disorders. Our facility, located in Lake Bluff, Ill., was designed with patient privacy, safety and convenience in mind.

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Do E-Cigarettes Pose a Threat for Colon Cancer Risk? 7/24/2014 : A recent laboratory study, led by UCLA professor Dr. Steven M. Dubinett, found that the nicotine-laced vapor from electronic cigarettes promoted the development of cancer in human lung cells, similar to the way that tobacco smoke does.  
Pros and Cons of Buying Organic Food 7/17/2014 : In terms of nutrition, there is little difference between organic food and regular food. The primary health concern lies in exposure to pesticide residues, hormones and antibiotic-resistant bacteria.  
Zumba for Digestive Health 7/10/2014 : Zumba falls into the category of aerobic exercise, which is an integral part of keeping your digestive system healthy. Aerobic exercise promotes digestion by increasing blood flow to the organs and stimulating the muscles of the GI tract.  
Pros and Cons of Probiotic Supplements 7/2/2014 : Should you take a pill supplement, or choose foods that naturally contain probiotics? Each method has its own pros and cons, so here are some things to consider when deciding one works best for you.  

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