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Screenings for stroke, vascular problems offered

Stroke Detection Plus will be back with its stroke and vascular screenings in Alexandria on Tuesday, April 13 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Eagles Lodge Post 3063, located at 526 North Nokomis.

Individuals may schedule any single test for $45 each, any three tests for $105, or a complete wellness profile consisting of all four tests for $125.

Appointments are necessary. To set up an appointment, call toll-free 1-877-732-8258.

Nationally, last year there were 750,000 stroke victims.

Stroke Detection Plus provided the following information:

•75-85 percent of these strokes could have been avoided.

•The majority of these victims had no prior warning.

•97 percent of the adult population could not name a warning sign.

•Stroke is the third-leading cause of death.

•Stroke is the leading cause of disability and nursing home admissions.

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