How ‘The Apprentice’ Star Stacie Jones Survived A Life-Threatening Brain Aneurysm

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African-Americans are twice as likely to have a brain aneurysm rupture than Whites. One reality show star talks about her experience Stacie J. is a fighter. Some of us may remember seeing her duking it out on Season 2 of NBC’s ‘The Apprentice.’ But that was nothing compared to how she would have to battle …

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My 1 in 50 Story

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My 1 in 50 Story by Beth Deuer “I got her in the wheelchair,” are the last words I remember hearing early on Wednesday, August 19, 2015, before an approximately forty-eight hour black hole in my memory. What I remember next is waking up in a hospital bed and looking for my cell phone. Not …

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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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