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Headache Medicine Certification Exam Deadline is August 23

Practitioners Who Care for Patients with Migraine Diseases and Headache Disorders Should Review Updated Qualifications and Register Soon   The National Headache Foundation (NHF) announced its Fall certification exam for its Certificate of Added Qualification in Headache Medicine (AQH) program….

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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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Heads UP – Episode 118: Medication Overuse Treatment Strategy Trial for Migraine and Headache

Heads UP – Episode 118: Medication Overuse Treatment Strategy Trial -The idea of medication overuse and medication overuse headache can seem almost contradictory at times. It can seem like the very medicines we were instructed to take at the onset…

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Partnership to Support Programs for Veterans and Active-Duty Military

BIOHAVEN EXPANDS ITS COMMITMENT TO SUPPORTING VETERANS AND MILITARY THROUGH SOLE SPONSORSHIP OF THE NATIONAL HEADACHE FOUNDATION’S  OUTREACH PROGRAM NHF’s Veterans/Military Outreach Program aims at raising awareness of migraine in this high-risk population Sponsorship adds to existing Biohaven programs supporting…

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AQH Recipients March 2022

Congratulations to the March 22 class of AQH recipients. The Certificate of Added Qualification in Headache Medicine (AQH) from the National Headache Foundation is offered twice a year. The next online exam is scheduled for September 1-14, 2022, and is…

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Heads UP – Episode 116: Treating Migraine With Infusions

Heads UP – Episode 116: Treating Migraine With Infusions – In this week’s episode of Heads UP Lindsay Weitzel, Ph.D. discusses infusions with Dr. Merle Diamond, MD. What infusions are used to break a migraine cycle and why? What medicines…

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National Headache Foundation Announces Participation in Call-In Radio Program for Veterans

The National Headache Foundation is committed to providing valuable information and resources to the brave men and women who have served our country. CHICAGO, IL, March 3, 2022 – The National Headache Foundation (NHF) is pleased to announce its sponsorship…

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Allow Migraine Patients and Primary Care Providers to Set Care Plans – NOT INSURERS

Add your name to the NHF’s petition if you agree that insurance companies should adopt care models that are patient-centric, where the clinician, in collaboration with the patient, is the primary decision-maker and selects a treatment that addresses the patient’s…

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Heads UP – Episode 112: Access to Care

  For too long, migraine patients have been treated differently than others with medical issues as it relates to access to prescription medications. The National Headache Foundation advocates that payers adopt care models that are patient-centric, where the clinician, in…

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