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- MedlinePlus Health Topic - Headaches
- MedlinePlus Health Topic - Migraines
- National Institutes of Health - Understanding Headaches: From Mild to Migraine
- MedlinePlus Health Topic - Heart Attack
- American Heart Association - Heart Attack Tools and Resources
- American Heart Association - About Heart Attacks
- American Heart Association - Can You Recognize a Heart Attack?
Screenings, Tests and Procedures
- MedlinePlus Health Topic - Gastric Bypass Surgery
- National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases - Bariatric Surgery
- American Cancer Society - Mammogram Basics
- MedlinePlus Health Topic - Mammogram
- MedlinePlus Health Topic - Mammography
- WebMD - Mammogram Guidelines
- U.S. Food & Drug Administration - Mammography: What You Need to Know
- U.S. Preventive Task Force - Why Do I Need a Mammogram Now that I'm 40?
- Unlike the United States Preventive Services Task Force, the American Cancer Society is not changing its current mammogram recommendations that women at average risk of getting breast cancer should get a mammogram every year starting at age 40.
- The Task Force agrees that mammography reduces deaths in women ages 40-49. It just doesn’t save enough lives, in its opinion.
- USPSTF, AAFP Issue Final Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations - Mammography for Women in Their 40s Remains Individual Decision
- Why Do I Need to Fast for Bloodwork?
- What is an Electrocardiogram (ECG)?
- What is an Electromyography (EMG)?
- What Causes High Blood Pressure and What is Normal Blood Pressure?