Medicine: Oh, My Aching Head

The human animal prides himself on using his head, but he pays a terrible penalty in headaches. Headaches are one of man's commonest and most persistent ailments. One of the worst forms—migraine —is a sick headache that recurs at regular intervals. Symptoms may include dark spots before the eyes, vomiting, lack of feeling in hands and legs. The trouble is, say the experts, people who least deserve migraine headaches are most apt to get them.

Last week at the A.M.A. convention in Chicago, Drs. Robert M. Marcussen and Harold G. Wolff of New York...

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