Stroke Expert Available for Interviews This Week

Dr. Kevin Faber, MeritCare Stroke Program Director, is raising awareness of stroke prevention month by speaking at a free, educational event on Saturday. To schedule an interview with Dr. Faber this week, contact MeritCare Media Relations at (701) 234-2000 or (800) 437-4010 and ask for staff to be paged on pager 1715.

Dr. Kevin Faber, MeritCare Stroke Program Director, is raising awareness of stroke prevention month by speaking at a free, educational event on Saturday. To schedule an interview with Dr. Faber this week, contact MeritCare Media Relations at (701) 234-2000 or (800) 437-4010 and ask for staff to be paged on pager 1715.

Event
Stroke: Prevent, Survive and Thrive
Saturday, May 1, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Courtyards by Marriott, 1080 28th Ave. S., Moorhead

Along with Dr. Faber, Dr. Paul Lindquist, Stroke Recovery Enhancement will be speaking. Topics will include prevention, signs and symptoms, treatment and recovery. A panel of stroke survivors will also share their personal stories. For more information about the event, call (701) 234-5570 or toll free (877) 234-4240.

Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States and those who survive are often left with serious long-term disabilities, which is why it is very important for the community to become well educated about this deadly disease.