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Serene Branson's doctor says she did not have a stroke on Grammy night

February 17, 2011 | 12:52 pm

Branson KCBS-TV reporter Serene Branson became a national topic of conversation following the Grammy Awards last weekend, when her speech became garbled during a live report. A station spokesperson noted that she had been examined by paramedics on the scene and sent home, but there was widespread speculation and concern that she had suffered some kind of stroke. 

Now Branson's doctor, chief of neurosurgery at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, is speaking up, telling the L.A. Times that her speech problem was not a stroke but a symptom of a "complex migraine." For more, read the report here.


Serene Branson: On-air episode a 'complex migraine'

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--Joy Press

 Photo: Serene Branson on Grammy night. Credit: KCBS TV/Associated Press