Kozar writes about Chad and his family as they deal with Chad's illness from the time he first suffers from a bleeding brain
tumor, through his radiation and chemotherapy treatments, through the in-between times when he seems to gain strength, and finally through the process of accepting that his illness is terminal.
His bleeding brain
compressed inside his skull, draining his life away.
To address these questions, researchers working with emergency room physicians randomly assigned 1,063 patients with bleeding brain
aneurysms to receive coils and 1,055 others to get a clip.
Seconds after he arrived, weighing just 2lbs, Joseph was put on a ventilator, diagnosed with a lung disease and a bleeding brain
and given three blood transfusions.
One packet features a picture of a bleeding brain
, with the message: "Cigarettes cause strokes.