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Treating the Hiccups

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Treating the Hiccups

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Treating the Hiccups

Treating the Hiccups

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NPR's Scott Simon talks to Dr. Beatrice Golomb, who teaches medicine at the University of California, San Diego, about what causes hiccups, and how to get rid of them. A state lawmaker from Pennsylvania has been hospitalized since July for a case of the hiccups that won't go away.