January 19, 2012

Hiccup Remedies to the Rescue


 Type "cure for the hiccups" into Google and you'll get 1.4 million results. And some of the remedies—an ice-cold butter knife applied to the forehead—are downright wacky…Philip Hagen, a physician in preventive medicine at the Mayo Clinic, offers some proven remedies for "common hiccups," ones that last less than 48 hours.

Wall Street Journal, by Beth DeCarbo, 1/2/12

Tags: Mayo Clinic Rochester, Preventive Medicine

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