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Barretts Esophagus

The Health Condition That Caused Morrissey To Cancel His Tour

Posted 02.04.2013 | Healthy Living

The singer Morrissey has finally opened up about the health woes that caused him to cancel part of his tour last month: Barrett's esophagus, a conditi...

The Problem With Medical Specialty Recommendations: Barrett's Esophagus

Dr. Dennis Gottfried | Posted 03.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Dennis Gottfried

The recommendations of the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) concerning screening endoscopy for Barrett's esophagus illustrates how a professional society's recommendations can be self-serving and contrary to best care.

When Common Acid Indigestion Takes You Beyond the Pink

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

While acid reflux is very common, it is far from insignificant. If you're chugging a pink drink or chewing up antacid tablets twice a week or more, pay attention.

Avoiding Esophageal Cancer

Dr. Jon LaPook | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jon LaPook

If you're from a Western country, there's a 10-20 percent chance that you suffer from classic symptoms of acid reflux, chronic cases of which can lead to esophageal cancer.