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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).
Reminder, signs of a heart attack can be subtle

Reminder, signs of a heart attack can be subtle

Five key proteins form new, early-warning blood test before heart attack strikes

Five key proteins form new, early-warning blood test before heart attack strikes

Too many women ignorant of symptoms of ovarian cancer

Too many women ignorant of symptoms of ovarian cancer

New therapy freezes out esophagus cancer

New therapy freezes out esophagus cancer

Patent for Aciphex ruled valid and enforceable

Patent for Aciphex ruled valid and enforceable

Hurried doctor visits can leave patients bewildered

Hurried doctor visits can leave patients bewildered

Walgreen agrees to pay $35 million to settle allegations of improper medication switches for Medicaid beneficiaries

Walgreen agrees to pay $35 million to settle allegations of improper medication switches for Medicaid beneficiaries

A magnetically contolled camera pill

A magnetically contolled camera pill

FDA approves Entereg (alvimopan) to restore bowel function

FDA approves Entereg (alvimopan) to restore bowel function

Physician Gainsharing programs reduce hospital spending

Physician Gainsharing programs reduce hospital spending

FDA grants priority review for ACIPHEX (rabeprazole sodium) sNDA for treatment of GERD in adolescents

FDA grants priority review for ACIPHEX (rabeprazole sodium) sNDA for treatment of GERD in adolescents

New blood test for early stage ovarian cancer

New blood test for early stage ovarian cancer

Ignorance puts Australian women at risk of dying from ovarian cancer

Ignorance puts Australian women at risk of dying from ovarian cancer

Ranbaxy receives tentative approval for Esomeprazole Magnesium delayed-release capsules

Ranbaxy receives tentative approval for Esomeprazole Magnesium delayed-release capsules

Merck to pay over $650 million for fraudulent price reporting and kickbacks claims

Merck to pay over $650 million for fraudulent price reporting and kickbacks claims

Hospitalizations for gastroespohageal reflux disease on the rise

Hospitalizations for gastroespohageal reflux disease on the rise

Popular heartburn drug given the all clear

Popular heartburn drug given the all clear

FDA concludes no increased risk of cardiac events for patients treated with omeprazole and Nexium

FDA concludes no increased risk of cardiac events for patients treated with omeprazole and Nexium

Heartburn during pregnancy

Heartburn during pregnancy

ACG offers updated clinical guidance for managing pregnant patients

ACG offers updated clinical guidance for managing pregnant patients