Hectic Holiday Pace Can Upset Medication Schedule

SATURDAY, Dec. 18 (HealthDay News) -- The hectic pace of the holiday season can make it difficult for people with chronic pain or other persistent health conditions to maintain normal routines and medication schedules. This can put them at risk for missed doses and even medication errors, according to the American Pain Foundation.

For Most, Chronic Heartburn Not a Big Risk for Esophageal Cancer

FRIDAY, Dec. 17 (HealthDay News) -- Contrary to popular belief, acid reflux disease, better known as heartburn, is not much of a risk factor for esophageal cancer for most people, according to new research.