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acid reflux

Terrible acid reflux? Consider surgery

For the right candidate, this procedure may be more effective than medication.

When your heart’s on fire

Is it just heartburn? Or something more serious? The answers to 5 simple questions can help you tell.

Top 10 ways to prevent GERD

If you’re willing to make a few healthy lifestyle changes, it is possible.

Patient Story

On the road again

It started with hiccups. More than a year later, long-haul trucker Ken White, 70, has conquered esophageal cancer and returned to the road.

Acid reflux? Try going vegetarian

Study hints that change in eating habits may be as effective as medication.

GERD for newbies

Cool that (heart)burn with these 4 tips from a doctor who knows.

Popular heartburn meds don’t raise Alzheimer’s risk

New research debunks other studies suggesting that medications used to treat ulcers, reflux cause mental decline.

Heartburn meds linked to chronic kidney disease

"If you don't need these medicines, you shouldn't take them," a doctor shares.

Are heartburn meds and heart attack risk linked?

Our experts weigh in on this latest study

Esophageal cancer: What you need to know

New procedure can help those with early stage cancer. And in Michigan, you'll only find it at Spectrum Health.

Patient Story

3 steps to ‘Oh, what a relief it is’

Experts offer ways to get relief from frequent acid reflux.

Patient Story

Worried about your newborn’s noisy, high-pitched breathing?

It could be stridor, a treatable problem with the larynx.

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