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2013-10-28 23:02:15

Heartburn Centers of Texas is a resource for those suffering from heartburn, acid reflux and gastroesophageal reflux disease. The Woodlands, TX (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 Victory Healthcare is excited to announce its newest endeavor, the Heartburn Centers of Texas, dedicated to alleviating heartburn, acid reflux and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) through specialized surgery. “Victory Healthcare is proud to announce the launch of Heartburn Centers of Texas,” says Victory...

2013-06-27 23:22:29

Esophageal surgeons at the Allegheny Health Network in Pittsburgh announced today that they are among the first in the country to offer patients who suffer from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) a new minimally invasive treatment that studies have shown can greatly reduce the symptoms and associated risks of this common digestive disorder. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Esophageal surgeons at the Allegheny Health Network are among the first in the country to offer patients who...

2013-05-24 23:14:42

West Penn Allegheny Health System esophageal disease experts say that patients with unexplained, chronic cough may benefit from GERD screening and treatment. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 Patients who have chronic cough with no known cause may be more likely to suffer from gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD, West Penn Allegheny Health System physicians reported in a study published today. The article, “Antireflux Surgery in Patients with Chronic Cough and Abnormal Proximal...

2013-05-20 11:15:26

Studies presented at DDW® 2013 also highlight patient risks There are significant cost and risk factors associated with two procedures commonly used to diagnose or treat gastrointestinal problems, according to research presented at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW). A study by New York Presbyterian Hospital and Weill-Cornell Medical College suggests that more objective testing may substantially reduce the cost and risk of managing gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Although...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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