Stories tagged with: Colitis

October 12, 2013 - 5:28pm
2 years 45 weeks ago

A fundraising festival and walk took place at Ohio University Zanesville on Saturday to raise awareness about Crohn's and Colitis diseases.

The National Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America hosted it's 3rd annual "Take Steps" walk which celebrates and supports victim's of the serious disease, that can often have life threatening complications.

"They are both inflammatory bowel diseases and they have similar symptoms diarrhea, bleeding, very painful stomach...

October 20, 2012 - 8:33pm
3 years 44 weeks ago

 A fall festival walk at the OU-Z/Zane State campus raised money for Crohn's and Colitis research.

The is the second annual "Take Steps For Crohn's and Colitis" walk. Crohn's and Colitis are irritable bowel diseases that infect the intestine and cause pain and fatigue, along with other symptoms. Take Steps manager Brianne McFarland says the worst part about these diseases is not just the severity. 

"There is no cure for either of these diseases."...

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