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Toss the Allegra – Could the Problem Be In Your Belly? Silent Reflux Posing as Allergies

The cough that shows up after you eat, the incessant throat clearing, the random hoarseness in your voice. You’ve been to your allergist and she’s prescribed anti-histamines, decongestants – maybe even steroids. And yet, the cough persists. Your mucus production is on hyper drive and there’s an unsettling sensation of fullness in your throat that… Read More »

Why scary stories about sepsis could lead to some unintended harms

Eleven-year-old singer Jessica Hale is promoting awareness of sepsis, which mainly strikes the elderly. There’s no shortage of frightening news about healthy young people suddenly felled by sepsis, a condition in which the body’s immune system goes into overdrive in response to an infection. Never mind that most people who get sepsis in the U.S.… Read More »