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Feb. 21, 2023

Scars & Healing

A Pediatric ischemic stroke is a type of stroke that occurs when a blockage, such as a blood clot, reduces or completely stops blood flow to a part of the brain. This causes brain cells to be damaged or die, …

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Feb. 7, 2023

It's Not All in My Head: An HHT Story

This podcast starts with a brief explanation of the genetic condition, Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT) and tells the story of Stephany Zumerling who suffered for years without the correct diagnosis. Her medical journey offers lessons we can all learn from …

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Jan. 24, 2023

Icing Smiles: Baking a Difference

This morning we are starting with a Brain News medical study. A study with the University of Cincinnati will examine the effectiveness of a stroke treatment for patients with a pre-stroke disability, one of the first studies to focus on …

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Jan. 12, 2023

Don't Dis My Ability

In Brain News we go over two published studies from Stanford University involving Stem Cell treatment for Stroke survivors. Our guest today is Jonathan Slifka who was born with spina bifida who discusses the importance of working together to make …

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Jan. 4, 2023

The Bright Side

In Brain News: Survivor, Malori Rodgers, just released her book “A Stroke a Heaven” which talks about her personal journey after a traumatic brain injury. Our guest today is Heather Golladay, who talks about the importance for looking at the …

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Dec. 28, 2022

Think TAAF

Today's episode includes a discussion on yesterday's MSN published article: “Doctors dismissed these 3 young people's symptoms as migraines or drug-related — but they were really having strokes.” We welcome guest Dina Chon with the Aneurysm and AVM Foundation and …

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Dec. 21, 2022

The Bare Minimum

This week, the short film Time Bomb was released to showcase the real life challenges of a rare disease diagnosis and was created with the help of The Aneurysm and AVM Foundation. With the holiday’s approaching, decadent treats and delicious …

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Dec. 14, 2022

Hope for Minds, Help for Dads

In today’s news we will talking about a new youth medial clinic that just opened this past November for children suffering from Cerebral Palsy, Traumatic Brain injury and stroke based on published journal findings on Hyperbaric medicine for brain injuries …

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Dec. 7, 2022

Aneurysms, Support & The JNF

Today we are talking about brain Aneurysms and will be visiting with Natalie Niekro who started the Joe Niekro Foundation after her father’s sudden passing from a ruptured aneurysm. And We will end with a short discussion finishing up Chapter …

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Nov. 30, 2022

A Decision Tree

Today we are going to be talking about the UCSF Pediatric Stroke Research Center and three of their current research projects headed by Dr. Heather Fullerton. We will visit with guest Jennifer Odell whose beautiful son Brayden gained his wings …

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Nov. 22, 2022

The AVM Research Foundation

Today we are going to be talking with guest Sherri Logan who started The AVM Research Foundation with her husband Mark and we will end with a short discussion on the second half of Chapter 1 of our current focus …

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Nov. 15, 2022

Service Animals & Opportunity in Limitations

Today we are going to be talking about something many parents consider for their child who has a disability: service animals! We are going to go over the general ADA rules as well as the steps to take and things …

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Nov. 8, 2022

Awareness, Epilepsy & Struggles

Today we are going to get caught up on some Awareness Month information and statistics. Our guest on the show is Amy Danner, who is the mother of an AVM Survivor and Epilepsy warrior. We are going to end with …

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