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Fixing GERD for good

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August 5, 2014
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GERD, or acid reflux, affects about one-third of Americans. It can cause pain, coughing, heartburn and can even lead to cancer. Now there’s a simple procedure that may fix GERD for good. Video provided by Ivanhoe


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Ivanhoe (Apr. 1, 2013) — Fixing damaged nerves used to mean patients had to sacrifice another nerve from their body. But now, there's an easier way.
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Zapping Young Hearts to Restore Heart Rhythm

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Ivanhoe (Aug. 27, 2014) — About 1 in every 1,000 children has an abnormal heart rhythm. Fixing this problem surgically used to require exposure to dangerous levels of radiation. But now doctors have a safer way to zap hearts back into rhythm. Video provided by Ivanhoe
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