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  • August 15, 2019
    What to Know About Brain Aneurysms
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  • August 15, 2019
    Easton brain aneurysm survivor runs to commemorate her recovery
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  • August 14, 2019
    Meet Research Grant Winner: Chris Pasarikovski, MD
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  • August 09, 2019
    New Research Collaboration Takes Aim at Brain Aneurysms with Artificial Intelligence
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  • August 06, 2019
    Brain Aneurysm Symptoms Are Similar to Stroke: True or False?
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  • August 02, 2019
    Extensive Growth by Brain Monitoring Systems Market by 2028
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  • July 31, 2019
    Should polycystic kidney disease patients be screened for brain aneurysms?
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  • July 26, 2019
    American Brain Coalition welcomes BAF as Newest Member
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  • July 25, 2019
    Rare brain bypass surgery performed in Madurai hospital
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  • July 23, 2019
    Study finds Nunavik Inuit are genetically unique
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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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  • Beth Israel Deaconess Brain Aneurysm Support Group

    Boston, MA

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  • May 20, 2019
  • BAF
  • Blog

Spotlight on Brain Aneurysm Survivor Tom Tinlin

Growing up and still living in South Boston, Massachusetts, I don’t find myself to be a truly open person. I tend to hold things a little close. That was until a ruptured brain aneurysm almost ended my life on April 30, 2017. Laying in the ICU for two weeks, and not being out of the preverbal “woods” for 30 days, I decided that my life needed some changes. I gave up my high stress, high profile government job and decided I wanted to enter into private practice and spend more time with my family. I also decided that I wanted to take my experience and ongoing recovery and share it with all who would listen to try and educate people on the startling facts that 1 in 50 people have an undiagnosed brain aneurysm and an aneurysm ruptures every 18 minutes. I wanted to educate people as to the warning signs and I found the perfect partner to do it……the Brain Aneurysm Foundation (BAF). The BAF is the national leader in education, awareness and the largest private funder for research. The support they gave me, my family and friends made it apparent that they know their stuff.

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