Chicago Fire Award

Ellen Aubry Memorial Award Given to ‘Chicago Fire’ for Accurate Depiction of Headache and Migraine

The National Headache Foundation (NHF) has selected the NBC television drama series “Chicago Fire” as the 2022 winner of the Ellen Aubry Memorial Award recognizing outstanding films, documentaries, news, and television projects that accurately depict people living with migraine and…

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Headache Heroes

2022 Headache Heroes Announced

Congratulations to the 2022 National Headache Foundation Headache Heroes! We had an incredible pool of nominees to choose from, but these people exemplified the spirit of the Headache Hero award. Help us celebrate the Headache Heroes at the National Headache…

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Save the Date for the 36th Annual Gala

Save the Date for the 36th Annual Gala

The Renaissance Hotel Chicago will be the site of the National Headache Foundation’s 36th Annual Gala. The festive evening will consist of cocktails, dinner, a silent auction, music, dancing, and we will be honoring the 2022 Headache Heroes, The Ellen…

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Raise Awareness and Reduce the Stigma of Migraine and Headache Disorders

By Jill Dehlin One in seven people have migraine.  Chances are if you don’t have it, you know someone who does. It is the most disabling condition among women of childbearing age, and the second most disabling condition on the…

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Seven Second Freeze Challenge Reaches 50 Million Americans

The National Headache Foundation’s (NHF) Seven Second Freeze Challenge to boost awareness and research for headache disorders and migraine disease has reached 50 million Americans in its first two weeks. Six hundred broadcast and print outlets have covered the interactive…

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Heads UP – Episode 127: The Seven Second Freeze Challenge

Heads UP – Episode 127: The Seven Second Freeze Challenge In this week’s episode of Heads UP, Dr. Lindsay Weitzel chats with Tom Dabertin about the National Headache Foundation (NHF) call to action for Americans to “drink and donate” as…

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Seven Second Freeze Challenge

Donate The National Headache Foundation is inviting you to participate in the Seven Second Freeze Challenge. The goal of the challenge is to bring awareness to the pain of migraine disease and headache disorders, and to raise money for education and…

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To Cure a Rose

The National Headache Foundation is a proud sponsor of the To Cure A Rose Foundation’s golf tournament at Pinehurst No. 2 Golf Course. Singer-songwriter, Casey McPherson created To Cure a Rose after his daughter, Rose, was diagnosed with a rare…

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Make an Impact on Giving Tuesday 2021

For the fourth consecutive year, the National Headache Foundation is raising funds on Giving Tuesday, November 30th, to provide support and resources to veterans and active-duty military living with migraine disease and headache disorders. The National Headache Foundation believes it…

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Thank You Donors!

Thank you to these generous businesses and individuals for donating items to the silent auction at the NHF’s 35th Annual Gala! Silent Auction Donors: Axonoptics Bunches (a flower shop) Bunny Eyez Chicago Bears Chicago Botanic Gardens Chicago Cubs Chicago White…

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Allie Sealey to Share Her Song About Living With Migraine

Country music star Allie Sealey will perform at the National Headache Foundation (NHF) Gala on Oct. 2 at the Langham Hotel, including her award-winning song, “Not All in Our Heads.” California-born Sealey earned an award for her song that resonates…

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NHF Fundraising Gift Guide

The National Headache Foundation is grateful to these generous businesses for committing to donate a percentage of their proceeds to the NHF during National Migraine and Headache Awareness Month. Please show your support for these wonderful businesses and help the…

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