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Scripps Cardiologist Weighs in on Heartburn Medication Research

Matthew Price, MD, urges caution in article about the new research

Prescription Drug Medical Task Force chair, spoke with local news about the need for San Diego physicians to work together under stricter prescribing guidelines.

A new study linking proton pump inhibitor drugs to an increased risk of heart attacks doesn’t provide enough evidence for patients to stop using the popular heartburn medications, Scripps Clinic cardiologist Matthew Price, MD, to the San Diego Union-Tribune.

Read the Union-Tribune article: Heartburn Meds, Heart Attacks Linked

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