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Heartburn, also know as acid reflux, is a painful and burning sensation in the esophagus, just behind the breastbone usually associated with regurgitation of gastric acid (gastric reflux).
Medicine may not be a remedy for heartburn

Medicine may not be a remedy for heartburn

ViroPharma to acquire Meritage

ViroPharma to acquire Meritage

Heart-related deaths, other emergencies peak in holiday season

Heart-related deaths, other emergencies peak in holiday season

New, incision-free surgery to manage chronic acid reflux

New, incision-free surgery to manage chronic acid reflux

Limited alcohol consumption can cause gastrointestinal problems

Limited alcohol consumption can cause gastrointestinal problems

Observer bias increases likelihood of GERD diagnosis

Observer bias increases likelihood of GERD diagnosis

Case Western Reserve wins NCI grant to study genetic determinants of esophageal cancer

Case Western Reserve wins NCI grant to study genetic determinants of esophageal cancer

UNC professor to co-direct Barrett's Esophagus Translational Research Network projects

UNC professor to co-direct Barrett's Esophagus Translational Research Network projects

Merck wins fourth FOSAMAX trial

Merck wins fourth FOSAMAX trial

Older drugs may be better than newly approved ones

Older drugs may be better than newly approved ones

ICU patients less likely to renew prescriptions for chronic diseases after discharge

ICU patients less likely to renew prescriptions for chronic diseases after discharge

Analysis: Medicare, liberals and the lesser of two evils

Analysis: Medicare, liberals and the lesser of two evils

Common culinary spice derivative could treat tendinitis

Common culinary spice derivative could treat tendinitis

VeganZyme supplement may aid in reducing digestive discomfort and symptoms

VeganZyme supplement may aid in reducing digestive discomfort and symptoms

Large clinical trial to test new device for detecting Barrett's oesophagus

Large clinical trial to test new device for detecting Barrett's oesophagus

Viewpoints: Will Gang of Six compromise work?; endorsing birth control recommendations; Minn. budget deal

Viewpoints: Will Gang of Six compromise work?; endorsing birth control recommendations; Minn. budget deal

Medically treated patients with GERD more likely to develop esophageal cancer

Medically treated patients with GERD more likely to develop esophageal cancer

Medicaid 'vulnerable' in deficit talks

Medicaid 'vulnerable' in deficit talks

Debt-ceiling debate's effect on Medicare, Medicaid likely to have election consequences

Debt-ceiling debate's effect on Medicare, Medicaid likely to have election consequences

Inhaled corticosteroids linked to increased risk of fractures in patients with COPD

Inhaled corticosteroids linked to increased risk of fractures in patients with COPD