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Stroke prevention seminar is Nov. 30
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Strokes are the number three killer in this country. Someone in the U.S. experiences a stroke every 40 seconds.


The good news is even small changes in lifestyle can help people live longer, healthier lives. That’s why it’s important to understand risk factors and manage those that are controllable.


If you or someone you love does experience a stroke, getting treatment early can save a life and reduce damage to the brain. That’s why it is important to know the symptoms of a stroke, so you can act fast.


To provide information on these and other topics surrounding stroke, Northeast Georgia Medical Center will be offering a free community education seminar presented by LaRoy Penix, M.D., neurologist and director of the stroke program at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, a joint commission certified stroke center.


The seminar will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 30, at the Community and Southern Bank Conference Center, located at 28 Main Street in downtown Dawsonville. Registration and a light supper will begin at 6 p.m. 


To register or for more information, call (770) 219-7641 or e-mail