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Those with migraines may get fresh aid at Stanford
San Francisco Chronicle

A 13-year-old patient once came to Dr. Robert Cowan with an unusual request: She wanted to go to an amusement park and she needed him to talk her mother into it.

The mother assumed Cowan, a neurologist treating the girl for severe migraines, would take her side. Surely a day in the sun, riding roller coasters and sprinting around the park, would trigger a terrible headache.