|Title||Diverticulosis and Diverticulitis|
Diverticulosis is the condition of having small pouches protruding from the wall of the colon. These pouches are extremely common among Americans, for example, where about 10 percent of people over age 40, half of those older than 60, and two-thirds over age 80 have them.
|Author 1 First Name||Cheri|
|Author 1 Last Name||Smith|
|Author Designation||Medical Writer|
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