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UCLA neurologist: 'Miserable job' treating migraines among low-income patients

by Jose Martinez | Take Two

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Generic aspirin lie inside its bottle March 14, 2006 in Des Plaines, Illinois. A new study reportedly states that there may risks in combining the blood-thinning drug Plavix with aspirin. Tim Boyle/Getty Images

Migraines are more than a headache. They're excruciating, can last for hours, they're expensive if they force you to miss work, and even more so when you add in money spent on prescription medicine to kill the pain. 

And if you don't have health insurance and can't pay for painkillers, you have a health problem that few people know exists, unless you're the one with the migraine. KPCC's Jose Martinez reports

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