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2010-02-02 08:59:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- With the Big Game approaching, many football fans across the country are preparing for viewing parties, and the non-stop eating that comes with them. But favorite football foods like pizza, wings and nachos can trigger heartburn, which can end the evening long before the last touchdown. Even those who take proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), sometimes also called acid reducers, a class of drugs that treat frequent heartburn or gastroesophageal reflux...

2009-04-08 09:54:00

One tablet goes to work in seconds to relieve heartburn all day or all night PITTSBURGH, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Approximately 60 million Americans experience heartburn at least once a month. For those sufferers whose occasional heartburn gets in the way of life, TUMS(R), the best selling antacid in America, is introducing a new, long-lasting treatment. TUMS Dual Action, just like all TUMS, goes to work in seconds but also lasts for hours -- all day or all night -- offering heartburn...


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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