Sen. Markey Supports BAF

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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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My 1 in 50 Story

Categories: 1 in 50 Blog, Blog
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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Categories: News
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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