Aneurysm Leads to New Career

Categories: Research
Frank Garcea was 17 years old and excited to soon begin his senior year of high school in Rochester, New York, where he played on the soccer team. One hot July day, he and some fellow teammates were playing soccer for fun when Frank experienced a pounding headache and pain radiating up the back of …

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Sen. Markey Supports BAF

Categories: News
Friday evening, March 31st, the Foundation honored WCVB’s Bob Halloran and Bill Fine, along with BAF founder Dr. Chistopher Ogilvy for their efforts to raise awareness of brain aneurysm disease. Senator Edward Markey, although unable to attend the celebration, sent a heart-felt letter to kick-off the evening’s events. We are grateful for Senator Markey’s continued …

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

Categories: Community News
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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