TORONTO, Oct. 3, 2013 /CNW/ - Over 50,000 strokes strike Canadians every year, making stroke the third leading cause of death in this country. On Friday, October 4, Dr. Roberta Bondar will give a special presentation on how we can reduce our risk of stroke at North York General Hospital's 2013 Stroke Expo. This educational event is held every year to showcase the services and resources available to provide the best stroke care across the health care system and to raise awareness so people recognize the signs of stroke.
|WHAT:||2013 Stroke Expo|
|WHEN:||Friday, October 4 from 10am to 2pm|
|10am to 11am:||Dr. Roberta Bondar talks stroke prevention|
|Location: Main Lobby|
|11am to 2pm:||Take a journey through stroke care|
|Location: Auditorium 1, 2 and 3|
|WHERE:||North York General Hospital|
|4001 Leslie Street - Main Lobby|
Photo opportunity with Dr. Roberta Bondar at 11am
About North York General
North York General, affiliated with the University of Toronto, is one of Canada's leading community teaching hospitals. We offer our culturally diverse community a wide range of acute care, ambulatory and long-term care services across three sites. The hospital embraces health by providing innovative and compassionate care for the whole family at every stage of life. Working together, we make a world of difference.
SOURCE: North York General Hospital
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