Acid Reflux: More Than a Nuisance

Published Online: Friday, May 30, 2014
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Nurse practitioner and digestive diseases expert Jan Seliga answers questions about acid reflux, which is frequently dismissed as a nuisance, but can lead to serious damage to the stomach and esophagus if not properly treated.

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