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Migraine Headache (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

REFERENCES:

Chawla, Jasvinder, et al. "Migraine Headache Treatment & Management." Medscape. 25 May 2011.

National Headache Foundation. "Migraine." 2012.

Previous contributing authors and editors: Author: Amelito Malapira, MD. Editors: Joseph Carcione Jr, DO, MBA, Consultant in Neurology and Medical Acupuncture, Medical Management and Organizational Consulting, Central Westchester Neuromuscular Care, PC; Medical Director, Oxford Health Plans; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; James H Halsey, MD, Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Alabama Medical Center.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/1/2013

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