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Hiccups refer to involuntary spasms of the diaphragm – the main muscle involved in breathing – followed by rapid closure of the vocal cords. This produces a distinctive “hic” sound at the top of the windpipe.
Abbott’s fast COVID test poses safety issues, lab workers say

Abbott’s fast COVID test poses safety issues, lab workers say

Hiccups in a newborn could mean their brains are developing say researchers

Hiccups in a newborn could mean their brains are developing say researchers

Getting new therapy to patients can be harder than putting a lander on Mars

Getting new therapy to patients can be harder than putting a lander on Mars

Varubi (rolapitant) approved to prevent delayed phase chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting

Varubi (rolapitant) approved to prevent delayed phase chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting

International consensus panel reviews new diagnostic criteria for neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder

International consensus panel reviews new diagnostic criteria for neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder

National survey shows that most women don't know risks or symptoms of stroke

National survey shows that most women don't know risks or symptoms of stroke

Study examines new Ebola Prediction Score

Study examines new Ebola Prediction Score

New study sheds light on linguistic characteristic of autistic children

New study sheds light on linguistic characteristic of autistic children

Rhode Island Hospital physician comes up with new diagnostic tool for Ebola virus

Rhode Island Hospital physician comes up with new diagnostic tool for Ebola virus

Ebola more likely to be fatal for young children

Ebola more likely to be fatal for young children

Insurers, exchanges gird for next open enrollment

Insurers, exchanges gird for next open enrollment

Open Payments website plagued by delays, difficulties

Open Payments website plagued by delays, difficulties

HHS says marketplace customers can automatically renew their plans

HHS says marketplace customers can automatically renew their plans

Conservatives push for GOP alternative to health law

Conservatives push for GOP alternative to health law

Skip health coverage and the penalty may exceed expectations

Skip health coverage and the penalty may exceed expectations

Texas hospital officials criticize proposal to limit Obamacare navigators

Texas hospital officials criticize proposal to limit Obamacare navigators

First Edition: January 7, 2014

First Edition: January 7, 2014

For the health law, are the first days the hardest ones?

For the health law, are the first days the hardest ones?

First Edition: January 3, 2014

First Edition: January 3, 2014

Reviews mixed for 'fixed' health care website

Reviews mixed for 'fixed' health care website