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  • September 21, 2020
    Gov. Kay Ivey declared September Brain Aneurysm Month in Alabama
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  • September 17, 2020
    Illinois Celebrates Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month
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  • September 15, 2020
    Brain aneurysm survivor wants to spread word about condition
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  • July 20, 2020
    Boiling point: aneurysms and high blood pressure in Black women
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  • July 09, 2020
    Emilia Clarke Thanks Healthcare Workers in New Book
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  • June 16, 2020
    Janet Sutherland Madden Advocates for Brain Aneurysm Awareness
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  • February 25, 2020
    Leap of Kindness Day 2.29.20
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  • January 20, 2020
    Tom Tinlin was lucky to survive his aneurysm. Now he’s advocating for other survivors.
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  • December 20, 2019
    How a brain aneurysm helped CNBC’s Sharon Epperson embrace change
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  • December 19, 2019
    Emilia Clarke Among The New Yorker’s Top 25 Stories of 2019
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In My Area

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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  • November 05, 2019
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Battling the Stress of Living with Chronic Illness

Being diagnosed with a long-term health condition can be frightening and disorienting. Once you move beyond the initial shock of your diagnosis, it’s helpful to learn how to cope with the daily stresses of living with your illness.

Everyone is susceptible to the effects of stress. However, living with a long-term condition can make you particularly vulnerable. In addition to the everyday challenges that most people face, chronic illness adds new layers of stressors. Read full article here



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