When WABC reporter Lisa Colagrossi died on assignment of a brain aneurysm, her husband had never heard of the affliction. Todd Crawford said his wife had been coming home from work frequently complaining of headaches.
Chronic headaches, blurred vision and difficulty breathing can all be warning signs of an aneurysm. In the month since Lisa's death, Crawford has become an advocate for research, joining the Brain Aneurisym Foundation on a recent lobbying trip to Washington, DC. "It's a disease that's not on the radar screen of this country", he said.
Here's the entire interview from the Stamford Advocate.