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  • July 20, 2020
    Boiling point: aneurysms and high blood pressure in Black women
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    ‘MythBusters’ Host Grant Imahara had Bad Headaches Before Fatal Brain Aneurysm
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    Emilia Clarke Thanks Healthcare Workers in New Book
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  • June 16, 2020
    Bunny Hop for Brain Aneurysm Awareness Hopefully Rescheduled for Fall
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    Janet Sutherland Madden Advocates for Brain Aneurysm Awareness
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  • May 12, 2020
    Medical Advisory Board Member Buzzes Hair for BAF
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  • March 05, 2020
    Bachelorette Star Tyler Cameron’s Mom Passes of Brain Aneurysm
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    Leap of Kindness Day 2.29.20
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  • February 01, 2020
    The Silent Killer That Took My Dad’s Life
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  • January 23, 2020
    Can Artificial Intelligence be used to Diagnose Brain Aneurysms?
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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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  • December 20, 2019
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  • Community News

How a brain aneurysm helped CNBC’s Sharon Epperson embrace change

In 2016, CNBC senior personal finance correspondent Sharon Epperson suffered a brain aneurysm at the gym. It was a terrifying, life-threatening experience, but today, she calls it “the greatest blessing that ever happened to me.”

In an interview with Know Your Value founder and “Morning Joe” co-host Mika Brzezinski, Epperson discussed how the aneurysm put her in the hospital for a month. Her stay was followed by months of extensive physical and cognitive therapy. Epperson was lucky; Fifty percent of brain aneurysms are fatal. Of the survivors, 66 percent suffer a permanent neurological deficit.

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