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30 Apr 2010

Jefferson offers free stroke screenings, May 4

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April 30, 2010 Category: Health Posted by:

Tuesday, May 4, 2010 is Delaware Valley Stroke Alert Day. According to the American Stroke Association about 795,000 Americans each year suffer a new or recurrent stroke. That means, on average, a stroke occurs every 40 seconds. It’s the number 3 cause of death in the United States taking more than 143,000 lives each year.

 

Knowing and monitoring your blood pressure is vitally important in the battle against stroke. That’s why the Jefferson Acute Stroke Center at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital is offering free stroke screenings at a variety of locations.

 

No advanced registration or appointment is necessary.

 

WHEN:

Tuesday, May 4, 2010 from 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M.

 

WHERE:

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Gibbon Building – 10th Street Lobby

10th Street entrance, between Chestnut and Sansom

Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience – Lobby 9th Street entrance, between Walnut and Locust

 

Reading Terminal Market

12th & Arch Streets

 

The Shops at Liberty Place

16th & Chestnut Streets

 

Katz Jewish Community Center

1301 Springdale Road

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Cherry Hill, NJ

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