13-Year-Old Develops A Fool-Proof Cure For Hiccups
Mallory Kievman is building a start-up to bring her special lollipops to the market.
13-year-old Mallory Kievman from Manchester, Connecticut will soon be leading a team of MBA students from the University of Connecticut as she launches her inventive product for stopping hiccups: Hiccupops. Mallory’s lollipops, which she developed in her kitchen, are made with apple cider vinegar and sugar. She told the New York Times:
It triggers a set of nerves in your throat and mouth that are responsible for the hiccup reflex arc. It basically over-stimulates those nerves and cancels out the message to hiccup.