Why should media tout a conference-based, unpublished, non-peer-reviewed study about heartburn meds’ risk of causing stroke? Answer: They shouldn’t

Health Headlines Commentary for November 16, 2016


Why you really shouldn’t take over-the-counter drugs for heartburn: Users have up to a 94% higher chance of having a stroke


This is an unpublished non-peer reviewed study presented at a conference. Data is limited and no conclusions can be drawn from this.