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Managing Heartburn

Heartburn occurs when stomach contents back up through your esophagus, which is the tube that goes from your mouth to your stomach. You may sometimes taste food or fluid in the back of your mouth, and the stomach acid that comes with it can cause a burning sensation. It is […]

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Understanding Heart Disease

Although it is preventable, heart disease continues to be the leading cause of death in the United States and globally. It is also called coronary heart disease and includes various conditions that affect the heart. The most common form is atherosclerosis, which occurs when fatty plaque develops in arteries, causing […]