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Tiger Woods' Mother-In-Law in Stable Condition

Elin Nordegren's mother Barbro Holmberg hospitalized with stomach pain

(Newser) - The woman rushed to a hospital early this morning from Tiger Woods’ Florida home is his mother-in-law, Barbro Holmberg. Elin Nordegren’s mother was admitted to Health Central Hospital, but is in stable condition, WESH-TV reports. Holmberg, a county governor in Sweden, is "undergoing an evaluation" for stomach pain,... More »

Stomach Pain Lands Jesse Jackson in Hospital

Chicago docs suspect viral gastroenteritis

(Newser) - Jesse Jackson is being treated in a Chicago hospital today, after being admitted last night with stomach pains, the Tribune reports. Jackson began to feel ill earlier this week, while campaigning for Barack Obama in Georgia. Doctors believe he has viral gastroenteritis, but are conducting more tests. “I have... More »

Sugar Free but Not Danger Free

Gum with sorbitol can cause severe weight loss, stomach pain

(Newser) - Those who chew too much sugar-free gum may face stomach pain, diarrhea and rapid weight loss, researchers warn. The culprit is sorbitol, an artificial sweetener widely used in sugar-free foods. The chemical's graver side effects kicks in for those who chew about 20 sticks of gum a day, the BBC... More »

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