Swedish American Health System offers Life Line Screening Aug. 24

SwedishAmerican Health System will sponsor a Life Line Screening event Friday, Aug. 24, at SwedishAmerican, at the Plaza, 2550 Charles St.

Three screenings will be available. They include: Stroke Screening/Carotid Artery, $45—Carotid artery scanned for buildup of fatty plaque, the No. 1 cause of stroke Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening, $45—Screening for the existence of an aneurysm (enlargement) in the abdominal aorta that could lead to a ruptured aortic artery; Perpheral Arterial Disease Screening, $45—Screens for peripheral arterial disease in the lower extremities, which is linked to coronary artery disease.

For those who sign up for all three screenings, the cost is $119.

To make an appointment, call 1-800-779-6353, or go to www.lifelinescreening.com.

from the Aug. 22-28, 2007, issue

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