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...
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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.
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.
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.
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