Honoring Brain Aneurysm Awareness Week March 12-18th
In 2012, more than 30,000 people in the United States will be affected by a ruptured brain aneurysm. More than 40% of these aneurysms will prove to be fatal. As we enter the month of March that will honor Brain Awareness Week March 12-18th, The Joe Niekro Foundation would like to share information about the warning signs of a […]Posted on Tuesday, February 28, 2012Read More
State of Texas Declares September 2011 to be Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month
On April 28, 2011 the Texas State Legislature passed a resolution declaring September 2011 to be Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month. The resolution is designed to raise awareness of the dangers of brain aneurysms and increase public awareness of the symptoms and treatments available. The resolution was sponsored by Representative Vicki Truitt. Truitt filed the resolution […]Posted on Sunday, August 7, 2011Read More
Kingwood Medical Center Gets Lucky for The Joe Niekro Foundation!
In partnership with The Joe Niekro Foundation, Kingwood Medical Center recognized Brain Awareness Week from March 14 – 20 with the launch of the Foundation’s national public awareness campaign: Wanna Get Lucky?. Hospital staff donated to the cause with the purchase of Wanna Get Lucky shirts and commemorative bracelets. Raising more than $1,500 to benefit […]Posted on Tuesday, March 22, 2011Read More
From One Survivor to Another
This beautiful letter was written by a member of our Brain Aneurysm Support Group and is also a dear friend of mine. Robin was one of the first members of our group and has become one of the biggest advocates for The Joe Niekro Foundation I know. With her permission, I am sharing this letter she […]Posted on Friday, March 18, 2011Read More
Brain Aneurysm Awareness Week is Here!
During Brain Awareness Week, remember the warning signs of a Brain Aneurysm. In 2011, more than 27,000 people in the United States will be affected by a ruptured brain aneurysm. More than 40% of these aneurysms will prove to be fatal. On the first day of Brain Awareness Week, The Joe Niekro Foundation would like to share information about […]Posted on Monday, March 14, 2011Read More