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Migraine Headache FAQs (cont.)

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Author:Edward Lubin, MD, PhD, Head of Pain Management Center, Gessler Clinic; Consulting Staff, Department of Surgery, Winter Haven Hospital.

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.

Last Editorial Review: 10/11/2005

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