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The surprising cause of stomach ulcers - Rusha Modi

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It’s a common misconception that stomach ulcers are caused by emotional upset, psychological distress, or spicy food. Yet no convincing study has ever demonstrated that these factors directly cause ulcer disease. So what does cause stomach ulcers? Rusha Modi explains how one doctor’s famous (and dangerous) experiment led us to the answer.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Rusha Modi
  • Director Jonathan Trueblood
  • Animator David Morrison
  • Sound Designer Weston Fonger, Jarrett Farkas
  • Associate Producer Jessica Ruby
  • Content Producer Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Narrator Addison Anderson

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