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Stroke and osteoporosis screenings coming to Goldendale


Residents living in and around the Goldendale community can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke or bone fracture. Community Grace Brethren Church will host Life Line Screening on July 12. The site is located at 1180 S. Roosevelt Avenue in Goldendale.

In its press release about the screening, Life Line Screening made these points about strokes:

• 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 avoid a stroke.

•Screenings are fast, noninvasive, painless, affordable, and convenient.

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