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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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  • May 29, 2020
    Brain Aneurysm Foundation Named Finalist for Advocacy Excellence Award
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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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    Winter Park, FL

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    Lutherville-Timonium, MD

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    San Francisco, CA

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  • June 16, 2020
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Janet Sutherland Madden Advocates for Brain Aneurysm Awareness

One afternoon Glen Ellyn native Janet Sutherland left work to walk her dog. Without warning, she was struck with the worst headache of her life. She was experiencing a ruptured brain aneurysm.

That was 16 years ago. She was left blind and paralyzed. Given a 3% chance to survive, Janet beat the odds. Today she’s recovered and thriving.

Following her recovery, she’s put much of her spare time into building awareness around brain health and increased funding for research.

Read full article here.



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