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Here's When You Should See a Doctor About Your Headaches

Headaches are a common ailment - so common, perhaps, that many of us just accept them as part of life.

"When I do routine physicals, I'll ask about headaches," says Michael Munger, a primary-care physician in Overland Park, Kan.

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