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Culprits in a Child’s Headaches

Culprits in a Child’s Headaches By Perri Klass M.D., The New York Times, July 8, 2013 A full story and a careful exam can determine which pains may indicate serious illness.

Really? The Claim: Exercise Can Ward Off Migraines

Really? The Claim: Exercise Can Ward Off Migraines by Anahad O’Connor  New York Times November 14, 2011 Many migraine sufferers are reluctant to hit the gym, fearful that pushing themselves too hard may bring on an attack. But for some, exercise may have the opposite effect. Exercise may help prevent migraines in some people.

Migraine Miseries Push Patients to Ways of Coping

Migraine Miseries Push Patients to Ways of Coping By TARA PARKER-POPE Published: July 25, 2011 New York Times More than 10 percent of adults and children suffer from migraine — which is three times as common in women and girls as in men and boys — and the Migraine Research Foundation reports that nearly a […]

Returning to Classrooms, and to Severe Headaches

Returning to Classrooms, and to Severe Headaches By Tara Parker Pope  New York Times August 30, 2010 Doctors say frequent headaches and migraines are among the most common childhood health complaints, yet the problem gets surprisingly little attention from the medical community. Many pediatricians and parents view migraines as an adult condition. And because many […]