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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).
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

Altered sex hormone levels, higher body temp affects sleep quality in postmenopausal women

Altered sex hormone levels, higher body temp affects sleep quality in postmenopausal women

Incisionless surgery for acid reflux disease

Incisionless surgery for acid reflux disease

Nighttime acid reflux and sleep

Nighttime acid reflux and sleep

Night-time acid reflux can impact sleep

Night-time acid reflux can impact sleep

Gastrointestinal disorders and work-related absenteeism

Gastrointestinal disorders and work-related absenteeism

GERD can masquerade as persistent cough or even severe chest pain

GERD can masquerade as persistent cough or even severe chest pain

Obese people six times more likely to develop oesophageal cancer

Obese people six times more likely to develop oesophageal cancer

The role of gastric reflux in lingual tonsil hypertrophy

The role of gastric reflux in lingual tonsil hypertrophy

Link between GERD and obesity in females

Link between GERD and obesity in females

New clues to why persistent acid reflux can turn into cancer

New clues to why persistent acid reflux can turn into cancer

FDA taking no chances when it comes to drug safety

FDA taking no chances when it comes to drug safety

Why acid reflux sometimes turns into cancer

Why acid reflux sometimes turns into cancer

Tips for relief from gastroesophageal reflux disease

Tips for relief from gastroesophageal reflux disease

Alkaline diet can combat the effects of acid reflux

Alkaline diet can combat the effects of acid reflux