Experts discuss family sacrifices during COVID-19; colon cancer screenings


(WTNH)– Families are making sacrifices in order to stay safe during quarantine.

Dr. Thomas Murray, Yale Medicine Pediatric Infectious Disease Doctor, who is Associate Director of Infection Control at Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital, tells us about the “mom code” and why it concerns him, as well as what he wants parents and caregivers to know in the video above.

We’ve always know that 50 is the age when most people should get their first colonoscopy but now that has been recommended to be 45.

Doctor Neil Parikh, Gastroenterologist, Hartford Hospital, discusses why the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force just recommended lowering the age of colon cancer screening to 45 years old and the benefits of earlier screenings in the video below.

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