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Heart Bypass Surgery

There are several potential complications associated with this procedure that should be discussed with a doctor prior to surgery.


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Today’s Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Animation: Cerebral Aneurysm Animation
Calculator: Target Heart Rate Calculator
Clinical Wizard: Heart Disease Risk Factors Clinical Wizard
Podcast: Uroflowmetry Podcast
Quiz: Paget's Disease Quiz
Risk Assesment: Cervical Cancer Risk Assessment
Video: Smoking Cessation, Relapse Prevention

Today in Health News

If Kids Think Someone's Watching, They're More Likely to Wash Their Hands

Less than half of students soaped up when they were alone, study finds

Health Tip of the Day

10 Steps for Migraine Sufferers

  • Seek help. Be a self-advocate.

  • Educate yourself about migraine so you'll know what to tell your doctor.

  • Visit a doctor specifically about your headaches.

  • Prepare for a dialogue with your doctor. Keep a headache diary.

  • Have reasonable expectations about treatment.

  • Be honest about all current medications and other medical conditions.

  • Focus on solutions. Be positive.

  • Ask for detailed instructions on taking medication -- and follow them.

  • Partner with your physician for treatment success.

  • Follow up regularly with your doctor.

Healthy Living

Mental Health
Your mental health is just as important to your overall well being as your physical health. Here's information on a range of mental health topics, plus ideas on how to cope when your life hits an emotional bump.

Health Centers

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a name given to a group of diseases that limit the flow of air in and out of your lungs. COPD includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Long-time cigarette smoking is the most common cause of COPD.

Your Family

Women's Health
Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.
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