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Migraine Treatment, Prevention in Black Women

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Migraine Treatment, Prevention in Black Women

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Migraine Treatment, Prevention in Black Women

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According to a recent study, African Americans tend to report higher levels of headache pain but are less likely to get treatment. TNT sportscaster Pam Oliver is an advocate for women suffering from migraine headaches.

She talks with Farai Chideya about what causes painful headaches and what can be done to help.

Oliver is a member of the Black Women's Health Imperative.

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