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Treating Precancerous Cells in Barrett’s Esophagus Without Surgery

For 40 years John Gentzler, 66, dealt with his chronic acid reflux the way most people deal with a heartburn flare-up, antacids. “I lived on Rolaids,” says the 66-year-old Gloucester County, N.J. resident. “I desperately needed some kind of relief from this constant burning pain in my windpipe and chest.” But the south Jersey man, a more »

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An Aspirin A Day Could Keep Cancer Away

Millions of people take a low-dose aspirin every day to reduce their risk of heart attack, stroke and other cardiovascular events. Daily aspirin also appears to significantly reduce the risk of cancer in people free of the disease and the spread of some cancers in those who have been diagnosed, according to two studies published this week more »

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