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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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  • June 03, 2022
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The Story Behind Her Success: Christine Buckley

If you’ve ever had a really bad headache, the worst kind of headache that keeps you up at night and just won’t quit, listen to the podcast below as it  just might save your life. All too often, severe headaches for women between the ages of 35-60 are all too often explained away as stress or misdiagnosed as migraines when they could be a sign of a brain aneurysm. Meet Christine Buckley, Executive Director of the Brain Aneurysm Foundation: www.bafound.org.

Originally a volunteer for the organization, Christine has been running the charity for 16 years with humility, purpose and passion. In this interview, she shares the Brain Aneurysm Foundation’s “Scan to Save” Campaign including the 5 warning signs of a brain aneurysm: severe localized headache, nausea/vomiting, stiff neck, drooping eyelid, sensitivity to light and confusion.

For a tutorial on how to recognize and act quickly on these symptoms, along with the inspiring career of an exceptional woman who is devoted to the health and service of others, listen to Candy O’Terry’s interview with Christine below.



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