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Still "Skating?" Even With A Brain Aneurysm?

SkatingThru2012.com was an experiment intended to last only a year–December 2011 through December 21, 2012–wherein I addressed issues around the hysteria of that date (end of the world kind of thing) and my position about it–“I’m… 1,151 more words

Personal Journey

How Do You Know if You are Suffering from Depression?

By: Kimberly Chapman – Patient Advocacy Director/Support Group Coordinator

Recently, I had the honor of speaking with a well-known neuropsychologist. I asked him how he can tell if his patients are truly suffering from depression as opposed to the normal sad feelings a survivor might typically experience. 361 more words



Written by JNF Medical Advisory Board Member – Dr. Michael Chen of Rush University

More common than ruptured brain aneurysms, and still involving brain blood vessels, is ischemic stroke.   452 more words


76 years old female found unconscious

In symptomatic patients CT angiography is the modality of choice for evaluation of intracranial aneurysms. When compared with digital subtraction angiography as the reference standard, CT has average reported specificity rates of 96 to 98% (90 to 94% for aneurysms smaller than 3 mm and up to 100% for aneurysms larger than 4 mm) and sensitivity rates of 96 to 98%. 524 more words


Flying not yet quite the notion

A reminder that Radio Seattle are playing at The Garage tomorrow night, Thursday 12 March. We’re stoked to be supporting Nervana (who are also on before us playing their own material as… 87 more words

Radio Seattle

Why is it so hard for people to understand that diets don't work?

I am studying for certification as an Intuitive Eating counselor. Of course this means that I need to make sure that I am even more in tune with my eating and my body. 519 more words