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In Case You Missed It! – November 2018

As the holidays draw near, we know that life can get more hectic. So we’re here to make your life less stressful and more thankful! In this month’s “In Case You Missed It!,” we highlight some of the most important news and social media posts...

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In Case You Missed It! – October 2018

In this month’s “In Case You Missed It,” we highlight some of the most important news and social media posts about the Hypersomnia Foundation, idiopathic hypersomnia, and other sleep disorders from the past 4-5 weeks. From a planned HF educational meeting in Seattle in June...

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In Case You Missed It! – September 2018

In case you missed it, here are highlights from our social media to keep you up-to-date! From HF board members raising hypersomnia awareness at the Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation Conference to an insightful commentary from a science writer living with IH, we’ve got you covered! A DAY...

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The Hypersomnia Foundation (HF) Conference in Baltimore Last Month Was an Amazing Experience!

Last month’s HF Conference in Baltimore was an amazing experience, for both attendees and presenters. The numbers speak for themselves: Almost 200 persons in attendance (including patients, their families and supporters, medical professionals and researchers, and pharmaceutical and other industry representatives) Over 15 presenters and...

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Jack & Julie Scholarship Program Announces Its First Scholarship Recipient with IH

The Hypersomnia Foundation is very pleased to report that a Plantation, Florida, high school senior named Jenny is the first person with idiopathic hypersomnia (IH) to receive one of the $1,000 scholarships awarded this year by Project Sleep’s Jack & Julie Narcolepsy Scholarship program. The...

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Idiopathic Hypersomnia Featured in Self Magazine!

The Hypersomnia Foundation's own Board Member, Catherine Page-Rye, and Medical Advisory Board Chair, Dr. Lynn Marie Trotti, were interviewed for this December 2017 article, which describes what it is like to live with idiopathic hypersomnia. Read the full article here: https://www.self.com/story/no-coffee-wont-cure-my-hypersomnia ...

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