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Dr. Brock to discuss heartburn at Civic Center today
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June’s Lunch and Learn session will address a problem that has millions of adults burning for a solution daily – heartburn. The session will be today at McMinnville Civic Center from noon to 1 p.m. According to local general surgeon William Bradford Brock, M.D., 10 to 15 percent of the adult population suffers from daily GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease).Anyone can suffer from mild and occasional heartburn if they overeat acidic or spicy foods. If they suffer from chronic heartburn that occurs two or more times a week, they may have GERD.Brock will be the guest speaker for this month’s session.