HeadWise HeadWise: Volume 2, Issue - Page 6

NHF news In my lectures and articles - What's Happening Now Religious Vision or Migraine Aura? Benedictine monasteries in Germany and was authorized to preach in public Chat with a Headache Specialist NHF is hosting several live chats interact with headache speciala topic and a headache specialist who answers questions in real chats and to register, visit the NHF Hosts Chicago Awareness Event In celebration of Migraine Awareness Month, the National Headache Foundation (NHF) held a free educational event in Chicago on June 21, titled, “Why Does My Head Hurt?” The event featured an expert panel including headache specialists Alexander Feoktistov, MD, PhD; James Banks, III, MD; and Merle L. Diamond, MD, as well as workplace attorney Carol G. Silverman, Esq. About 75 people attended, receiving free copies of Head Wise and other educational materials. The panel captured the audience’s attention with scientific explanations and fun facts including: The differences between the various chronic headaches including hemicrania continua, New Daily Persistent Headache, cluster headache and chronic migraine Risk factors for chronification of headache including o besity, smoking, stress and snoring Information on migraine and pregnancy Details of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Family and Medical Leave Act, which provide certain work-related gard was a talented writer, composer, philosopher While you are on the website, chats, which are now available include post-concussion headache, depression and headache, protections for people with disabling headaches the Catholic Church as a ogy, botany, music and medicine, she developed For information on upcoming offerings from the NHF, visit www.headaches.org. In Memoriam Lee F. Benton, Esq. It is with deep sadness that we tions Committee, he devoted a In addition to his service with the NHF, Lee served as a volunteer - eval Church, she is highly Hildegard von Bingen: Liber Divinorum Operum. Hildegard’s illuminated manuscripts and tapestries depict her spiritual ure at Bingen, ergotism (or ergo poisoning) was rampant and attributed 1. Patient Education Events The NHF will be hosting “Why Does My Head Hurt?” am-Noon (CST) at Northern Illinois University, Naperville senior counsel and retired partner year to his responsibilities at the awarded the Elaine Diamond Service Award at the NHF Annual He was manag- his excellent and enduring serthe award, NHF President Arthur marily to the Comprehensive Cancer Center where he was a member Lee played a in establishing Cooley as Valley’s most respected and Most headache researchers and historians believe that the jagged lines located on the west coast, and is intensely involved in other healthrelated organizations, he has been intimately involved with the NHF 2. —Seymour Diamond, MD Executive Chairman and Founder 4 Centura Health-Porter Adventist Hospital is sponsoring, with the NHF, a patient education event on November 3, at the Davis Auditorium, Sturm Hall, at Denver Univer- thy and Matthew (who is director at his own expense, as his role has expanded beyond expectations described as a “brilliant practitioner Lee attended Oberlin College, receiving a BA in government, capital, mergers and acquisitions, Lee brought his business and legal acumen, and his dedication, to the National Headache Foun- —Seymour Diamond, MD Executive Chairman and Founder www.headaches.org | National Headache Foundation 5