Day: April 7, 2008

Colon “cleanses”: A load of you know what…

“Death begins in the colon.” Perhaps you’ve heard this little bit of “alternative medicine” wisdom. Oddly enough, I had never heard it until well after I had become a surgeon (although my first thought upon hearing it was that it would make a killer name for a rock band or a blog). That’s when I began encountering claims that seemed to indicate...

/ April 7, 2008