Aneurysms — balloon-like weakness of the blood vessels — are especially in the brain. While some pose no threat, others are at risk for bleeding and/or can steadily grow. They balloon out and fill with blood. This may compress nerves and tissues, triggering headaches and facial numbness. The worst-case scenario: Aneurysms can hemorrhage or burst, flooding the brain with blood.
Alexa Yunes describes her first day of school at Ben Milam Elementary in McAllen as terrifying. She was dressed differently and didn’t know much English.Her family uprooted from Mexico City and moved to the Rio Grande Valley 18 years ago, when Alexa was in the second grade. However, as far as new-student-in-a-new-country experiences go, the now 26-years-old Alexa didn’t have it so bad.“First, my teacher told me, ‘It’s going to be OK, don’t worry,’” Alexa recalled.
However, as far as new-student-in-a-new-country experiences go, the now 26-year-old Alexa didn’t have it so bad. “ First, my teacher told me, ‘It’s going to be OK, don’t worry,’” Alexa recalled. “One girl went up to me at lunch — I was sitting by myself — and said, ‘Hey, how are you?’ My world just opened up at that moment.”Her first day of school in a new country was also a teachable moment for Alexa. “ When you see someone that is different, approach them and celebrate the diversity,” Alexa said.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".