Forget holding your breath or drinking water upside down. One startup wants to cure your pesky hiccups with candy suckers.
Mallory Kievman, a 13-year-old from Manchester, Conn., invented the lollipop in her kitchen after a bout of annoying hiccups. The pops are made with apple cider vinegar and sugar. The vinegar, she told the New York Times, overstimulates the nerves in your throat responsible for hiccups and “cancels out the message to hiccup.”
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