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Aug 17, 2015, 10:00 ET
For many kids, headaches and migraines are aggravated by one or more external triggers. It's important to identify which ones apply to the child because avoiding the trigger can reduce the intensity and frequency of migraines. The National Headache Foundation has some tips for parents and educators to help children with headaches as they return to school.

NHF: Tips for Helping Your Child With Headache

When you think about someone experiencing a headache, you probably think of an adult. But many kids complain of headaches, too, and for some of the...

Jun 26, 2015, 09:00 ET
Cluster headache, which has been nicknamed by some sufferers as the "killer" or "suicide" headache, has been described as the most painful type of headache one can endure.

Cluster Headache - The Most Painful Type of Headache One Can Endure

June is National Migraine and Headache Awareness Month. The global burden of headache is extremely large, putting headache among the top 10 causes...

Jun 18, 2015, 10:24 ET
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National Migraine and Headache Awareness Month Video Contest sponsored by National Headache Foundation

 The global burden of headache is large, putting headache among the top 10 causes of disability worldwide. Over 36 million Americans experience...

Jun 11, 2015, 13:00 ET
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June is National Migraine and Headache Awareness Month

The theme for June, 2015, reflects the 45th anniversary of the establishment of the National Headache Foundation, "Inspiring Hope through Advocacy,...

Apr 29, 2015, 14:07 ET
Timothy R. Smith, M.D., R.Ph., of Mercy Health in St. Louis, is awarded the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award of the National Headache Foundation.

Dr. Timothy Smith Receives the Lifetime Achievement Award of The National Headache Foundation

 The National Headache Foundation (NHF), a nonprofit organization that has pioneered the way headaches have been diagnosed and treated for 45...

Apr 29, 2015, 13:15 ET
Margaret Emery Azarian, Ph.D. awarded the Elaine Diamond Service Award of the National Headache Foundation.

The National Headache Foundation Celebrates Its 45th Anniversary

The National Headache Foundation (NHF), a nonprofit organization that was founded in 1970 and has pioneered the way headaches have been diagnosed...

Feb 12, 2015, 08:00 ET

National Headache Foundation offentliggør modtageren af Seymour Diamond, M.D. Lectureship for 2015

-- Docenturet tildeles til forfatteren af den i det seneste år vigtigste publikation inden for hovedpine National Headache Foundation er...

Feb 12, 2015, 08:00 ET
Lars Bendtsen, MD, Ph.D., Dr Med Sci. Winner of the 2015 Seymour Diamond, MD Lectureship

The National Headache Foundation Announces the Recipient of the 2015 Seymour Diamond, M.D. Lectureship

The National Headache Foundation is pleased to announce that Lars Bendtsen, M.D., Ph.D., Dr. Med.Sci. is the recipient of the 2015 Seymour Diamond,...

Feb 11, 2015, 08:00 ET
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National Headache Foundation Awards 2015 NHF Lectureship to Advance Neurobiological Research

The National Headache Foundation is pleased to announce that Alexander Feoktistov, M.D., Ph.D., Director of Research at Diamond Headache Clinic,...

Dec 17, 2014, 09:00 ET
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8 Tips to Avoid Holiday Headaches

Holidays are a time for family, friends, and happy memories. But those joyful moments can be associated with stress – from marathon shopping,...

Jul 01, 2014, 13:34 ET
EHE International Donates Window Display to the National Headache Foundation. A World Without Headache is displayed at 10 Rockefeller Center. (PRNewsFoto/National Headache Foundation)

EHE International Donates Window Display to National Headache Foundation in order to Spread the Word at Rockefeller Center

The vision statement of the National Headache Foundation (NHF) is A World Without Headache. It is estimated that 1,000,000,000 people in the world...

Jun 23, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Headaches in the Good Old Summertime

 During the summer, there is an increased chance of exposure to the triggers and other precipitating factors of headache. Vacations, air...

Jun 02, 2014, 09:00 ET
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June is Migraine and Headache Awareness Month

The month of June has been designated Migraine and Headache Awareness Month. The theme for June, 2014, is based on the vision statement...

Feb 10, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Columbia University Professor Awarded the Seymour Diamond, MD Lectureship

The National Headache Foundation is pleased to announce that Melodie Winawer, M.D., M.S., is the recipient of the 2014 Seymour Diamond, M.D....

Feb 10, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Texas Physician to Present National Headache Foundation Lectureship

The National Headache Foundation is pleased to announce that Duren Michael Ready, M.D., F.A.H.S., Director of the Headache Clinic at Baylor Scott...

Dec 06, 2013, 09:00 ET
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Former Ameritech Executive Elected to National Headache Foundation Board

 The National Headache Foundation, headquartered in Chicago, is pleased to announce the election of Mr. Roger Plummer to its Board of...

Jun 17, 2013, 08:00 ET

Headaches in the Good Old Summertime

June During the SUMMER, we all face an increased chance of exposure to the triggers and other precipitating factors of Headache. Vacations, air...

Jun 10, 2013, 08:00 ET

June is Migraine and Headache Awareness Month

June has been designated Migraine and Headache Awareness Month. This year's theme is "Unmasking the Mystery of Chronic Headaches." Almost...

Jun 05, 2013, 16:39 ET
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New York Attorney Elected to National Headache Foundation Board

 The National Headache Foundation, headquartered in Chicago, is pleased to announce the election of Joshua Friedman, Esq. to the Board of...

Feb 15, 2013, 12:00 ET

Harvard Scientist Awarded National Headache Foundation Special Lectureship

 The National Headache Foundation is pleased to announce that Nasim Maleki, Ph.D. is the recipient of the 2013 Seymour Diamond, M.D....