Shirley Johnson of Quincy looks at a huge aneurysm in the Mega Brain on display Saturday during Blessing Hospitalís annual Treat Yourself Right Wellness Day at the Kroc Center. Blessing offered a variety of screenings to identify pending medical issues.
Posted: Feb. 17, 2013 12:01 am Updated: Mar. 3, 2013 12:15 am

Blessing Health System officials hoped to boost stroke awareness with a look inside the brain at the annual Treat Yourself Right Wellness Day at the Kroc Center  Saturday.

This year's day of free screenings and health education also featured an 18-foot-long, 12-foot-high inflatable model of the brain, called the Mega Brian. 

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