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Free Stroke Screening Provided by Sunrise Health Sunrise

May 05, 2010

Las Vegas, NV - Every year 140,000 people die from a stroke, making it the nation’s third leading cause of death. People most at risk for stroke are those with high blood pressure, high cholesterol, smoke, and/or are obese. Could you be at risk?

The hospitals of Sunrise Health – Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center, MountainView Hospital and Southern Hills Hospital and Medical Center – are offering free stroke screenings in celebration of National Stroke Awareness Month. The stroke screenings consist of a self-assessment of risk factors and blood pressure checks.

Screenings are being held at the following times and locations:

May 5, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Mountain View Hospital
Cafeteria
3100 North Tenaya Way
Las Vegas, NV 89128
www.mountainview-hospital.com

May 11, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center
Cafeteria
3186 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89109
www.SunriseHospital.com

May 12, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Southern Hills Hospital and Medical Center
Main Lobby
9300 West Sunset Road
Las Vegas, NV 89148
www.southernhillshospital.com

Screenings are offered on a first come, first serve basis. For further information please call 702-233-5300 or visit www.sunrisehealthinfo.com.

The Sunrise Health hospitals have all been certified as primary stroke centers by the Joint Commission, making them the first network of certified primary stroke centers is Las Vegas.

About Sunrise Health:
Sunrise Health is the most technologically advanced hospital network in the central Southwest. Committed to providing the finest healthcare, Sunrise Health includes Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center, MountainView Hospital, Southern Hills Hospital and Medical Center and Sunrise Children’s Hospital, as well as outpatient diagnostic, imaging and surgical centers. Specialty services include a suite of the latest diagnostic and surgical technologies, The Nevada Neurosciences Institute, a designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, The Breast Center at Sunrise, the state’s most comprehensive Children’s Hospital and women’s healthcare services and Las Vegas’ first network of certified Stroke Centers.
For more information about Sunrise Health visit www.SunriseHealthInfo.com.
Need a Physician Or Health Information? Call (702) 233-5300.

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