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  • September 30, 2022
    Influencer Meredith Staggers Says Her Migraine Turned Out to Be a Life-Threatening Brain Aneurysm
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  • September 21, 2022
    Willow Resident Brings Awareness After Suffering a Brain Aneurysm Rupture
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  • September 21, 2022
    Meet Research Grant Recipient: Nicholas Norris
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  • September 13, 2022
    1 in 4 Adults in the U.S. Lives with a Disability. Having a Financial Plan to Address Care is Critical
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  • September 08, 2022
    Life After a Brain Aneurysm, A Survivor’s Story
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  • September 08, 2022
    Meet Research Grant Recipient: Devin McBride, PhD
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  • September 01, 2022
    Meet Research Grant Recipient: Melanie Martinez
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  • August 30, 2022
    Meet Research Grant Recipient: Mark Johnson, MD
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  • August 25, 2022
    Meet Research Grant Recipient: Koji Hosaka, PhD
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  • August 24, 2022
    Meet Research Grant Recipient: Louis-Philippe Bernier, PhD
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  • AdventHealth Brain Aneurysm Support Group

    Winter Park, FL

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  • Baltimore Brain Aneurysm Foundation Support Group

    Lutherville-Timonium, MD

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  • Bay Area Aneurysm and Vascular Malformation Support Group

    San Francisco, CA

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  • March 01, 2022
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A 26-Year-Old Who Had a Brain Hemorrhage While Running Describes Being Judged in Public Because of Her Impaired Speech

Bryn Bowles had the day off from her job as a critical-care nurse in Anchorage, Alaska, when the then-26-year-old decided to go for a run. Partway through the jog, she collapsed.

A bystander called 911 and Bowles was rushed to the hospital. One of the first things Bowles remembers is trying to ask “what happened?” in the hospital, but having only the sound “you-you-you” come out. “The whole time, in my head I can see it, but when I talk, I can’t say it,” Bowles told Insider.

 



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