Acid reflux News Aug 18 2009

Acid reflux News Aug 18 2009

Obesity is linked to gastroesophageal reflux disease

Obesity contributes to many health problems, such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure

and diabetes. However, one condition -- gastroesophageal reflux disease -- stands out in its

ties to obesity, say the authors of a new study. In the largest and most scientifically rigorous

study to date, researchers at the University of Southern California were able to calculate that

the effect of obesity ...

Los Angeles Times:,0,5806279.story?track=rss


Care goes beyond back aches, is known to help headaches, other pains, too

Chiropractors are known for treating back and neck pain by manipulating the spine through

adjustments. However, some practitioners also advertise that frequent and regular visits can

help with ailments such as sinus problems, acid reflux, hypertension, even fertility. But some

physicians and consumers take exception to the claims. Even those in the profession disagree.

Claiming to cure ailments ...

The Argus Leader:

Survey reveals high awareness of acid reflux, but shows patients aren''t doing enough to manage their

(ARA) - At some point in their lives, almost everyone has heartburn -- that burning,

uncomfortable feeling in the chest that often follows a big meal. For many people, heartburn

only happens once in a while.

Lexington Clipper-Herald:


Back to the Garden, Without the Shock, or All That Mud

Forty years after the Woodstock Music and Art Fair was held on the site of what was Max


New York Times:


America''s Most Medicated States

Prescription drug rates are highest in places where preventable chronic diseases are the norm.