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  • October 27, 2022
    A Mom Thought Stress and Her Pregnancy Caused Her Devastating Headaches. It Was a Giant Aneurysm
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  • October 19, 2022
    Triathlete Achieves Her Goal After Doctor Discovers Brain Aneurysm
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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 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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  • August 22, 2022
    Dr. Dre Details Brain Aneurysm Scare: ‘They Thought I Was Outta Here’
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  • July 21, 2022
    How Can People Survive and Thrive After Brain Injury?
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  • June 02, 2022
    Do Brain Aneurysms Run in Families?
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  • June 03, 2022
    The Story Behind Her Success: Christine Buckley
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Support groups
  • 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 31, 2022
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Bruce Willis Is Not Alone: Other Celebrities Diagnosed with Aphasia

The family of Bruce Willis announced Wednesday that the actor has been diagnosed with aphasia, a neurological condition that affects a person’s ability to understand and communicate with others.

As a result, the “Sixth Sense” and “Die Hard” star is “stepping away” from acting, his loved ones said in a heartfelt statement. According to the National Aphasia Assn., the condition is an acquired communication disorder that impairs the ability to process language, but does not affect intelligence.

 



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