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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).
EnteroMedics, American HealthCare Lending partner to support patient access to vBloc Therapy

EnteroMedics, American HealthCare Lending partner to support patient access to vBloc Therapy

Prime Healthcare acquires two hospitals from subsidiaries of Community Health Systems

Prime Healthcare acquires two hospitals from subsidiaries of Community Health Systems

St. John Hospital first in Michigan to offer new alternative treatment for acid reflux disease

St. John Hospital first in Michigan to offer new alternative treatment for acid reflux disease

Ohio State allergy specialists study, learn more about eosinophilic esophagitis

Ohio State allergy specialists study, learn more about eosinophilic esophagitis

MHRA reclassifies Pfizer’s Nexium Control as an OTC treatment for heartburn

MHRA reclassifies Pfizer’s Nexium Control as an OTC treatment for heartburn

Research highlights potential of computers to enhance quality of care, medical outcomes

Research highlights potential of computers to enhance quality of care, medical outcomes

Good first aid kit can help make your vacation perfect

Good first aid kit can help make your vacation perfect

Women delay seeking medical care for heart symptoms, put health at risk

Women delay seeking medical care for heart symptoms, put health at risk

CHOP joins CEGIR to advance treatment of eosinophilic disorders

CHOP joins CEGIR to advance treatment of eosinophilic disorders

State highlights: States and drug prices; Ariz. limiting Sovaldi for patients; L.A. boosts uninsured care by $61 million

State highlights: States and drug prices; Ariz. limiting Sovaldi for patients; L.A. boosts uninsured care by $61 million

Researchers examine role of blocking vagus nerve in weight loss

Researchers examine role of blocking vagus nerve in weight loss

Feds to withhold some doctor payment data after inconsistencies

Feds to withhold some doctor payment data after inconsistencies

First Edition: August 18, 2014

First Edition: August 18, 2014

Highlights: Texas abortion rates falls dramatically; start-up problems for Virginia's psychiatric reforms

Highlights: Texas abortion rates falls dramatically; start-up problems for Virginia's psychiatric reforms

First Edition: July 24, 2014

First Edition: July 24, 2014

Statins reduce patient's risk of developing Barrett's esophagus

Statins reduce patient's risk of developing Barrett's esophagus

RD Biomed announces Chinese distribution agreement for reflux diagnostic tool Peptest

RD Biomed announces Chinese distribution agreement for reflux diagnostic tool Peptest

LINX Reflux Management System safe for patients suffering from GERD, shows new data

LINX Reflux Management System safe for patients suffering from GERD, shows new data

Generic drug delays cost U.S. payers millions

Generic drug delays cost U.S. payers millions

First Edition: June 18, 2014

First Edition: June 18, 2014