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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).
Medco: Big jump in kids' prescription drug use last year

Medco: Big jump in kids' prescription drug use last year

Drug trend for children increased 10.8% in 2009 across America

Drug trend for children increased 10.8% in 2009 across America

High-fat ketogenic diet effective in treating infantile spasms

High-fat ketogenic diet effective in treating infantile spasms

Tips for cutting back on added sugar

Tips for cutting back on added sugar

New York federal court jury favors Merck in Maley FOSAMAX case

New York federal court jury favors Merck in Maley FOSAMAX case

New pathology test may help doctors distinguish between two overlapping esophageal disorders: Study

New pathology test may help doctors distinguish between two overlapping esophageal disorders: Study

ZEGERID OTC capsules offer more rapid acid reduction than Prevacid- 24HR delayed-release capsules

ZEGERID OTC capsules offer more rapid acid reduction than Prevacid- 24HR delayed-release capsules

Merck reports non-GAAP EPS of $0.83 for first-quarter 2010

Merck reports non-GAAP EPS of $0.83 for first-quarter 2010

Weight loss through caloric restriction and increase in physical activity improve symptoms of GERD

Weight loss through caloric restriction and increase in physical activity improve symptoms of GERD

EGS announces presentation of TIF2 procedure clinical results at SAGES meeting

EGS announces presentation of TIF2 procedure clinical results at SAGES meeting

New endoscopic scanning technique improves early detection of dysplasia in Barrett's esophagus

New endoscopic scanning technique improves early detection of dysplasia in Barrett's esophagus

Newer treatments, closer monitoring of childhood cancer may improve longevity

Newer treatments, closer monitoring of childhood cancer may improve longevity

Beike Biotechnology awarded ISO9001 certification for implementation of comprehensive QMS

Beike Biotechnology awarded ISO9001 certification for implementation of comprehensive QMS

MinuteClinic launches health condition monitoring services for diabetes, asthma and high cholesterol patients

MinuteClinic launches health condition monitoring services for diabetes, asthma and high cholesterol patients

Mayo Clinic introduces a reliable and easy-to-understand resource on alternative medicine

Mayo Clinic introduces a reliable and easy-to-understand resource on alternative medicine

Schering-Plough HealthCare Products commences promotion of ZEGERID OTC in North America

Schering-Plough HealthCare Products commences promotion of ZEGERID OTC in North America

Neogen announces acquisition of GeneSeek

Neogen announces acquisition of GeneSeek

Vidazorb probiotic supplements could minimize severity of IBS symptoms

Vidazorb probiotic supplements could minimize severity of IBS symptoms

Sir James Black inventor of beta-blockers passes away

Sir James Black inventor of beta-blockers passes away

Stomach wrap operations more effective than acid suppression tablets in severe acid reflux treatment

Stomach wrap operations more effective than acid suppression tablets in severe acid reflux treatment