June 20, 2014 12:56 pm
Updated: June 20, 2014 3:16 pm

Friday, June 20, 2014: Global Edmonton Morning News

Tim Seefeldt survived a stroke at the age of 45, but had to re-learn how to read and write. The number of young people having strokes is on the rise. June 20, 2014.

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STROKES IN YOUNG PEOPLE

Tim Seefeldt, Stroke Survivor

The number of young people suffering strokes is on the rise.  Tim Seefedlt  temporarily lost  his ability to read and write after having a stroke at 45. Now, he’s urging Albertans to be aware of the symptoms.

For more information, including the warning signs of the stroke, visit the Heart & Stroke Foundation’s website.

 

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NATIONAL ABORIGINAL DAY IN EDMONTON

 Jaret Sinclair-Gibson, Executive Director, Sun & Moon Visionaries Aboriginal Artisan Society

National Aboriginal Day celebrates the culture and history of the First Nations people in Canada. This year it takes place on Saturday, June 21, and several events are planned around Edmonton.

 

 TRENDING NOW

Online Producer Slav Kornik on what’s trending: The longest day of the year is tomorrow, Google trying to draw more women to computer science careers and a mug shot of ‘hot felon’ goes viral.

 

“YOU GO, GIRL” EVENT

Dr. Jane Schulz, Urogynecologist, Lois Hole Hospital for Women 

 Sharlene Rutherford & Vice President, Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation

The You Go, Girl event this weekend is aimed at getting women to begin talking about a difficult topic: your pelvic floor. Urogynecologist Dr. Jane Schultz and Sharlene Rutherford explain.

 

AMA TRAVEL: RIVER CRUISES

Tammy Allen

Alberta Motor Association travel guide with has the details on European river cruises.

 

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