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How Does Migraine Affect the Black Community Differently? 

By Sean Maher / August 24, 2022 / Comments Off on How Does Migraine Affect the Black Community Differently? 

Racial Disparities in Migraine Care: How it Affects the Black Community written by Courtney White, MD Neurologist/Headache Specialist, Jefferson Hospital “I’ve had headaches since…

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Miles for Migraine Volunteer Appreciation

By Sarah Rathsack / June 27, 2022 / Comments Off on Miles for Migraine Volunteer Appreciation

It is Migraine and Headache Disorder Awareness Month. Although it’s June, we have volunteers that work year-round to make it a better migraine world.…

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Jeopardy Contestant Discusses Living with Vestibular Migraine

By Sarah Rathsack / June 14, 2022 / Comments Off on Jeopardy Contestant Discusses Living with Vestibular Migraine

In this interview, a Jeopardy contestant discusses living with vestibular migraine, competing on the game show, and advocacy. Below, are the interview questions and…

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Every Action Counts: Why Advocacy Matters

By Derek MacDonald / January 20, 2022 / Comments Off on Every Action Counts: Why Advocacy Matters

Every action counts when it comes to advocacy. But how can I get involved and why is it important? If we want a cure…

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Movement Matters: Body, Mind, Advocacy

By Sean Maher / March 1, 2021 / Comments Off on Movement Matters: Body, Mind, Advocacy

Welcome to 2021, Warriors! This year Miles for Migraine is running with the theme Movement Matters: Body, Mind, and Advocacy. But what do those…

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Volunteer Spotlight on Heidi Brehm

By Sean Maher / February 16, 2021 / Comments Off on Volunteer Spotlight on Heidi Brehm

How did you get involved with Miles for Migraine? After watching an interview with Miles for Migraine founder, Eileen Jones, I attended a planning…

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Toni Vadala’s Advocacy Story

By Sarah Rathsack / February 11, 2021 / Comments Off on Toni Vadala’s Advocacy Story

Toni Vadala’s advocacy story is written and told by Toni Vadala and edited by the Miles for Migraine team.  Miles for Migraine’s Advocacy Stories highlights…

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Volunteer Spotlight on Sheri Rhoades

By Sean Maher / January 20, 2021 / Comments Off on Volunteer Spotlight on Sheri Rhoades

How did you get involved with Miles for Migraine? My journey of becoming an advocate for Miles for Migraine started a little over a…

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Volunteer Spotlight on Diane Fox

By Sean Maher / December 14, 2020 / Comments Off on Volunteer Spotlight on Diane Fox

How did you get involved with Miles for Migraine? I saw the flyer for the Philadelphia Miles for Migraine race on the desk of…

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The Mind-Body Connection: Managing Migraine

By kmacd6951 / December 3, 2020 / Comments Off on The Mind-Body Connection: Managing Migraine

The Mind-Body Connection: Managing Migraine Mindfulness Practices While some people may still consider the mind-body connection New Age theory, it’s emerged as a bonafide…

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Volunteer Spotlight on Kelly Amspacher

By Sean Maher / November 13, 2020 / Comments Off on Volunteer Spotlight on Kelly Amspacher

How did you get involved with Miles for Migraine? I became involved with Miles for Migraine 3 years ago and wish I would’ve become…

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Be Gentle: The Effects of Gentle Movement & Exercise on Migraine

By kmacd6951 / November 9, 2020 / Comments Off on Be Gentle: The Effects of Gentle Movement & Exercise on Migraine

Be Gentle: The Effects of Gentle Movement & Exercise on Migraine Anyone living with migraine is no stranger to searching Google for ways to…

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CBD & Medical Marijuana for Migraine

By kmacd6951 / October 18, 2020 / Comments Off on CBD & Medical Marijuana for Migraine

Migraine, is a complex and often disabling neurological disease, affecting nearly 40 million Americans. Studies have shown that roughly one out of every six…

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Submit Your Most Memorable Advocacy Experience

By Sean Maher / October 7, 2020 / Comments Off on Submit Your Most Memorable Advocacy Experience

What is one of your most memorable advocacy experiences in your headache disease journey/daily life? Try to recall a time when you practiced advocacy.…

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Moving the Needle – The Patient’s Perspective

By Sean Maher / June 1, 2020 / Comments Off on Moving the Needle – The Patient’s Perspective

by Katie MacDonald Remember how when your computer was really slow you would “defrag”? This would reduce the “dead space” on your disk drive…

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