Vinegar-laced lollipops aim to cure the hiccups

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Much like the common cold, hiccups are one of those mundane annoyances for which a cure has long proved elusive. That, however, may be about to change thanks to Hiccupops, a new innovation from 13-year-old entrepreneur Mallory Kievman, who is now gearing up to bring her product to market. Kievman came up with her invention in her family’s Connecticut kitchen by combining her three favorite curative ingredients: lollipops, apple cider vinegar and sugar, according to a report in the New York Times. “It triggers a set of nerves in your throat and mouth that are responsible for the hiccup reflex…

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