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    Genetic Research on Crohn's

    There's an article in today's Wall Street Journal on research by Dr. Warren Strober at National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases in Bethesda, Md on curing Crohn's, one gene mutation at a time...
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    Mental Ups and Downs

    Hi guys: Been trying since October to get a(?) flare under control. Was having problems for at least 18 months before I got the Crohn's diagnosis in October 2009. I was on prednisone-- didn't do much. Then on Entocort which seemed like a miracle drug. I hadn't thought I would ever again...
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    This is Pun-ny!

    A skeptical anthropologist was cataloging South American folk remedies with the assistance of a tribal Brujo who indicated that the leaves of a particular fern were a sure cure for any case of constipation. When the anthropologist expressed his doubts, the Brujo looked him in the eye and said...
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    So what does 'dealing with stress' mean anyway?

    Being new here, as I browse the forums, I see lots of us saying that stress seemed to be a factor in flares and my GI and other docs have told me the same thing. I was wondering what people do to manage stress.
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    New to Forum - Glad I Found a Place to Grouse!

    Hi All: Glad I found this forum. I've been looking for something like this and finally found you by googling crohn's disease blogs. I was diagnosed in 2001 with microscopic colitis. Took Asacol and went 5 years without a flare up. Then I started having a flare a year for a couple years, but...