Neurology

Do you have a family history of stroke?
Should you be taking an aspirin daily to prevent a stroke? Are “stroke screenings” worth the money? Are you living with an unruptured aneurysm? Get your questions answered by our stroke specialist, Michelle J. Peterson, APRN, CNP, at Let’s Talk about Stroke at 6 p.m. May 14 at CentraCare Health Plaza. The event is free but seating is limited. Reserve your spot by calling 320-255-5791. Sponsored by the CentraCare Neurosciences Stroke Center.
Join the Rox to Strike out Stroke on June 2
CentraCare Neurosciences Stroke Center is teaming up with the St. Cloud Rox on Saturday, June 2, with a 6:05 p.m. game time at Joe Faber Field, St. Cloud. The event will help raise stroke awareness in the community. The first 300 children, aged 14 and younger, will receive a 26-inch wooden baseball bat. Sponsored by CentraCare Neurosciences Stroke Center. To purchase tickets, visit www.stcloudrox.com or call 320-240-9798.
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