Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Cardiologist Steven Nissen MD, answers this one about symptoms of heart disease.
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You may have heard that activated charcoal can relieve gas, bloating and other problems. Are they safe? Do they work? Here’s The Short Answer from an emergency medicine physician.
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If you suffer from acid reflux at night, you may get relief in an unexpected way: by sleeping on a specially designed pillow.
My Poop Is Bright Green — Should I Be Concerned?
Discover the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our “Short Answer” series. Gastroenterologist Maged Rizk, MD and OB/Gyn physicians Linda Bradley, MD, and Margaret McKenzie, MD, answer this one about the color of stool.
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