Jan Lewis Brandes

National Headache Foundation to Honor Jan Lewis Brandes, M.D., With Special Lifetime Achievement Award at Upcoming Annual Gala

    Chicago, Ill. (October 3, 2022) – Jan Lewis Brandes, M.D., MS, AQH, of Nashville, Tenn., will be recognized for her lifetime achievements in migraine and headache medicine at the National Headache Foundation’s (NHF) 36th Annual Gala Oct. 8…

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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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National Headache Foundation Podcast Renamed “For Heads Sake”

The National Headache Foundation’s (NHF) long-running, popular podcast has been renamed “For Heads Sake” and will continue to be moderated by Lindsay Weitzel, Ph.D. who interviews headache and migraine experts to bring solutions and new information to her listeners and…

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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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An Interview With Kathy O’Shea

An Interview With Kathy O’Shea

Kathleen O’Shea recently published So Much More Than a Headache: Understanding Migraine through Literature. We asked Kathleen a few questions about her journey living with migraine disease and her decision to write a book. Can you tell us about yourself? I…

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988 Crisis Suicide Hotline

New Suicide and Crisis Hotline

The Federal Communications Commission has designated 988 as the new three-digit dialing code that routes callers to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1-800-273-TALK (8255)). This easy-to-remember number became available to everyone in the United States starting on July 16, 2022….

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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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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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Brain Freeze

Prove to Me that Meditating is Going to Help me Overcome Migraine

By Lindsay Weitzel, PhD Host of Heads UP Podcast Founder of MigraineNation Republished courtesy of Juva Health For years, I really wanted to meditate. I wanted to be that person who peacefully sat cross-legged with her eyes closed and gathered…

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FMLA and Migraine

Heads UP – Episode 121: FMLA and Migraine

Heads UP – Episode 121: FMLA and Migraine Are you aware of your rights as a person with migraine, cluster, or another debilitating headache condition when it comes to the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)? What is the process?…

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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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