Stroke, osteoporosis screening comes to Elburn

By on March 5, 2009

Residents living in and around Elburn can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke or bone fracture. The Elburn Lions Club, 500 Filmore St., will host Life Line Screening on Wednesday, March 11.

Appointments will begin at 9 a.m. Four key points every person needs to know:
• Stroke is the third leading cause of death and a leading cause of permanent disability
• 80 percent of stroke victims had no apparent warning signs prior to their stroke
• Preventive ultrasound screenings can help you avoid a stroke
• Screenings are fast, noninvasive, painless, affordable and convenient

For more information regarding the screenings or to schedule an appointment, call 1-800-697-9721 or visit www.lifelinescreening.com. Pre-registration is required.