MCPHD sponsors free presentation on strokes, heart attacks

MCPHD sponsors free presentation on strokes, heart attacks

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Dr. Craig Backs, executive medical director of The Center for Prevention, Heart Attack and Stroke, will be the featured speaker at a free presentation entitled “Making Future Stroke and Heart Attacks a Thing of the Past,” sponsored by Macoupin County Public Health Department and Maple Street Clinic from 5:30-6:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 25, at Gillespie Civic Center.

Dr. Backs has practiced internal medicine in Springfield for 30 years and is dedicated to preventing arterial disease. He will discuss arterial health and how to prevent heart attacks and strokes.

For more information or to register, call (217) 839-4112.