Edison Offers Free Stroke Screening

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EDISON — Did you know that stroke is the No. 3 killer of Americans and a leading cause of serious, long-term disability?  According to the American Stroke Association, a division of the American Heart Association, six of every ten deaths due to stroke are women!  And of the approximately 600,000 to 750,000 people who suffer a new or recurrent stroke each year, nearly 28 percent of victims are under age 65.

Are you at risk for stroke?  Find out during Stroke Alert, a FREE stroke screening program being offered by the Edison Department of Health and Human Services and the American Stroke Association.

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Screenings will be offered on Thursday, May 20, in the afternoon from 4 – 6 p.m. and then again on Wednesday, May 26, in the morning from  9:30 – 11:30 a.m. and again that afternoon from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. at the Dr. William Toth Memorial Health Center, 80 Idlewild Road, Edison.

For more information, or to schedule an appointment call 1-732-248-7285.  This free screening is open to all Edison residents.


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