Latest Articles by Lawrence R. Schiller, M.D.
What Is Steakhouse Syndrome?
Steakhouse syndrome happen when a person swallows a large piece of food that gets stuck in the lower esophagus. Here's what you should know and how to avoid it.
New Ways to Screen for Colon Cancer
If you've been putting off your recommended colonoscopy, here are several alternative colon cancer screening options to consider, including non-invasive tests.
How to Find Relief for Indigestion
Over-the-counter remedies like antacid tablets are often sufficient for relief of indigestion, but recurrent or persistent symptoms require medical attention.
What to Do About Flatulence, Burping, and Bloating
Flatulence, burping, and stomach bloating can be embarrassing. Here are some easy steps you can take to reduce the amount of gas you pass.
Surgical Options for Gallbladder Disease
Laparoscopic gallbladder removal is the mainstay of surgical treatment of gallbladder disease, but even less invasive options are being studied and used in some teaching medical centers.