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  • Tracking headaches may help teen see patterns, avoid triggers

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My daughter, 16, has had headaches off and on for the past year. Ibuprofen seems to help, and she says the headaches are not severe. But I am concerned that they're so frequent. What could be the cause of recurring headaches in teens?
  • Know the benefits and drawbacks before having a double mastectomy

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I recently was diagnosed with early stage breast cancer in one breast. I'm planning to have a mastectomy and breast reconstruction. What are the chances I'll get cancer in my other breast? I'm trying to decide if I should go ahead with a...

    Simple facts about pregnancy

    Simple facts about pregnancy
    Women who have just learned they're pregnant are about to embark on a whirlwind adventure. When that adventure culminates with the birth of a child, the family dynamic as you know it will change dramatically. Women who are entering into pregnancy for...

    Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: With blood pressure, both numbers are important to overall health

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have a high systolic (top number) blood pressure, but my diastolic (bottom number) is normal. What does this mean? Is it considered high blood pressure? Do I need any treatment? ANSWER: When measuring blood pressure, both numbers...

    Experts update stroke prevention guidelines

    (Reuters Health) - Tools for preventing strokes include a healthy diet, home blood pressure monitoring and an online stroke-risk estimator, according to updated guidelines issued Wednesday by a leading heart health organization. Together with...