CityLine Matters of the Mind: The Scary Disparities of Brain Aneurysms

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Brain aneurysm disparities in communities of color and women Over the summer, WCVB was distressed to learn of the unexpected health crisis of Bob Halloran, who suffered a brain aneurysm. Bob’s now back at WCVB and they couldn’t be happier to have him return. Bob’s story is not uncommon. Women and people of color however, are at …

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As many of you know, an estimated six million Americans have a brain aneurysm. The numbers are startling when you know the facts: 1 in 50 people has a brain aneurysm Women are more likely than men to have an aneurysm by a 3:2 ratio Communities of color are twice as likely to suffer a …

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Words Matter

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By Katrina McCarty I can’t quite pinpoint when exactly I decided something was wrong in my head. Eventually, my primary care doctor agreed to an MRI of my head, she didn’t think anything was wrong. I can’t explain why or how I knew that something was wrong. I was 28 and healthy. The doctors thought …

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