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The burning pain of acid reflux can be unbearable. Most doctors offer a quick-fix in the form of drugs like Prevacid, Nexium, or Prilosec. But a new study finds those drugs may calm heartburn at the price of a heart attack.
Researchers from Stanford University showed that proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are linked to higher risks of myocardial infarction and death – even among people without heart disease.'