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9 Foods That Soothe An Upset Stomach

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Andrea Atkins | Posted 12.04.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Stomach cramps. Gas. Bloating. Whether it’s a certain food that just didn’t sit well with you, overeating, anxiet...

7 Iconic Mike Nichols Movie Scenes To Revisit

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 11.20.2014 | Entertainment

Oscar-winning director Mike Nichols died Wednesday at the age of 83. The film, television and stage director was responsible for some of the most accl...

So You Think You Have A Food Allergy

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 06.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

For those of us who find pleasure in eating, it seems like a daunting task to have to avoid a food that we've enjoyed in the past. However, many of my patients feel so much better health- and energy-wise after eliminating the food allergen that they feel it is a worthwhile trade.

As the Stomach Churns: The Side Effects of Acid Suppression

Craig Bowron | Posted 02.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Craig Bowron

Yes, antacid medications have brought heartburn relief and ulcer healing to millions of people, but changing the acidity of the stomach does invite other, sometimes serious medical problems. That's real world, something-for-something science.

8 Worst Foods For Your Digestion

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Ashley Neglia | Posted 11.16.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Have you ever felt gassy, bloated or experienced an extreme case of heartburn after a meal? That uncomfortable, tummy...

Author Platform: Use the News to Boost Your Book & Platform

Jennifer S. Wilkov | Posted 08.12.2013 | Books
Jennifer S. Wilkov

Using the news can help boost the visibility of your book, your platform and you! Themes run through your platform and book, whether it is fiction or...

Deglycyrrhizinated Licorice (DGL): Gut Benefits and Beyond

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 06.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

In my clinic, I teach my patients to use common sense with their health more so than anything else. In the end, being overly cautious is always better than not being cautious enough.

Why Health Food Is Not In My Future

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 03.24.2013 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

Last night we went to an Italian restaurant. The food was delicious but by the time we got home my stomach felt like it had been inflated with a bicycle pump. I hung my tongue out, airing my taste buds. 'Too much garlic,' I said. This happens all the time. We have a nice dinner and then we suffer.

What Goes on Inside the Mind of a Married Man

Melissa Chapman | Posted 03.02.2013 | Women
Melissa Chapman

Am I so naive as to think that married men -- including my own husband -- do not harbor these thoughts?

Concerns About Acid-Blockers Are Being Raised

Gerard E. Mullin, M.D. | Posted 10.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Gerard E. Mullin, M.D.

When used to treat GERD, PPIs are indicated for a treatment course of eight weeks. Many individuals, however, stay on these acid-reducing medications indefinitely. In addition to common side effects such as nausea and diarrhea, such prolonged use raises the risk of a myriad of other potential problems.

How Nora Ephron's 'Heartburn' Changed The Conversation About Divorce

The Huffington Post | Natasha Burton | Posted 06.28.2012 | Divorce

Nora Ephron’s novel “Heartburn,” a roman à clef loosely based on her discovery of husband Carl Bernstein's affair and its aftermath, was publis...

Nora Ephron's Recipe Collection: 12 Tributes To A Food Lover

Kristen Aiken | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Nora Ephron managed to sum up the relationship between human emotion and food in one tidy paragraph: Nothing like mashed potatoes when you're feeli...

What You NEVER Expect When You're Expecting

Karith Foster | Posted 07.21.2012 | Parents
Karith Foster

There aren't enough websites or cute movies out there to have prepared me for some of this.

Surprising Symptoms Of Acid Reflux

Posted 05.20.2012 | Healthy Living

By Amanda Gardner Acid reflux is such a common problem you'd think it would be simple to spot and treat. But sometimes acid reflux symptoms ar...

Use Of Stress, Antidepressant Meds Show High Correlation With The Jobless Rate: Study

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 12.27.2011 | Business

The job market is weak, and not looking like it will get substantially better any time soon. And if prescription medication patterns are any indicatio...

Divorce On Page And Screen: 13 NY Times Bestselling Split Stories-Turned-Films

Posted 12.12.2011 | Divorce

From Nathaniel Hawthorne's classic novel, "The Scarlet Letter," to Elizabeth Gilbert's more contemporary, "Eat, Pray, Love," marital turmoil, divorce,...

When Heartburn Becomes Something To Worry About

Deepak Chopra | Posted 10.22.2011 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

But if you have two or more heartburn or acid reflux episodes every week, or if the attacks interfere with your life and keep you awake at night, you should see your doctor.

9 Reasons Not To Ignore Heartburn Symptoms

Health.com | Amanda MacMillan | Posted 07.27.2011 | Healthy Living

For most Americans, heartburn is just an occasional problem. Sixty million people get it at least once a month. But for the 19 million people w...

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.

Foods To Calm Holiday Heartburn (PHOTOS)

Health.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

If you're prone to heartburn or have gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), certain days may fill you with dread. What could be worse than a food-r...

Acid Reflux: The Truth Behind Heartburn

Leo Galland, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Leo Galland, M.D.

Although certain drugs can be effective in relieving unpleasant symptoms of acid reflux, they don't really deal with the underlying issue.

Is Your Digestive System Making You Sick?

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

There might be something wrong with your inner tube, and it could be making you sick and fat.

Meet Mamie Gummer, Rising Star (And Meryl Streep's Daughter)

New York Magazne | Liesl Schillinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

It's possible that the first time you behold the luminous, lemon-haired Mamie Gummer will be on Broadway, in the Roundabout's production of Les Liaiso...