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Taking Heartburn Medicine 3+ Times a Week May Cause Harm

Research suggests that overuse of H-2 blockers and proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) may cause harmful side effects.

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Heartburn, Acid Reflux, and GERD – What’s the Difference?

Heartburn, acid reflux, and GERD are terms that are often used interchangeably, but are they the same conditions?

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Heartburn or Heart Attack? How to tell the difference

“Am I having a heart attack or just really bad heartburn?” You’re not the first person to ask this question, and you won’t be the last. Chest pain can be alarming, and when the pain grips you, you just want it to stop. 

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Colon Cancer Risk Factors – Age, Ethnicity, Habits and More

Colon cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer death in the United States. On average, your chances of developing colon cancer are one in 20, but your individual risk depends on several factors.

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Why is a Colonoscopy Important?

If you are over the age of 50, a colonoscopy should be a part of your preventative care.

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