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stomach

Weight pills—a “serious risk” for youth?

Researchers find those who use diet pills and laxatives to control weight are more likely to be diagnosed later with an eating disorder.

Terrible acid reflux? Consider surgery

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

Talcum powder and mesothelioma link?

A new study looks at 33 people who developed this rare cancer as a result of possible asbestos exposure in powder.

When your heart’s on fire

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

The high-fiber hunt

Food researchers suggest eating a range of fiber-rich foods to help you lower cholesterol, regulate blood sugar and stay regular.

Heartburn … or worse?

If you've gotten to where over-the-counter meds are part of your daily routine, see a doctor.

Go away, stomachaches!

Help your kiddo avoid tummy troubles—and find out when you should go to a doctor.

Top 10 ways to prevent GERD

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

Fight the postpartum belly

Physical therapy is often a mom's best bet in overcoming that stubborn post-pregnancy condition known as diastasis recti.

Researchers suspect cancer, obesity link

People who stay slim throughout life may reduce the likelihood of developing cancer.

Your digestive system, from beginning … to end

5 steps from your mouth to, well, you know.

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