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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).
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

C-section delivery, early antibiotic treatment linked to eosinophilic esophagitis in children

C-section delivery, early antibiotic treatment linked to eosinophilic esophagitis in children

FAST Upset Stomach offers one shot dose of Liquid Relief for people suffering from heartburn

FAST Upset Stomach offers one shot dose of Liquid Relief for people suffering from heartburn

Study confirms safety of LINX Reflux Management System for GERD treatment

Study confirms safety of LINX Reflux Management System for GERD treatment

Pfizer issues statement on FDA approval of non-prescription drug, Nexium 24HR

Pfizer issues statement on FDA approval of non-prescription drug, Nexium 24HR

Ironwood Pharmaceuticals starts Phase IIa clinical study of IW-3718 for gastroesophageal reflux disease

Ironwood Pharmaceuticals starts Phase IIa clinical study of IW-3718 for gastroesophageal reflux disease