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Culprit of Acid Reflux may be eating too much

In a front-page story, Sacramento Bee (5/12, 1A, Creamer) reported that acid reflux is “on the rise in America, with 25 million people experiencing daily symptoms,” up from “15 million … Continue reading

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Clinical Update from MedScape

Heavy Beer Drinkers With ADH1 Gene Variant May Have Increased Risk Of Gastric Cancer. Medscape (4/15, Nelson) reported that a “genetic variant might predispose heavy beer drinkers to a higher … Continue reading

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Daily NSAID Use May Lower Colon, Rectal Cancer Risk

The American Gastroenterology Association newsletter reported that people who use non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) painkillers regularly, may have a 50% reduced risk of developing colon or rectal cancer, according to a … Continue reading

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