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Lives at risk as people fail to check their pulse

Lives at risk as people fail to check their pulse

5:41am 16th November 2009

New attempts today to stop people dying from strokes in York.

Dr Mike Knapton is from the British Heart Foundation and spoke to Minster FM ahead of a new awareness campaign. He says new stats show nearly 75% of people in our region have never checked their pulse - which could detect a hidden risk of a stroke.

They've now launched a dedicated phone line for people to listen to regular and irregular heartbeats -the number is 0300 333 2 333.

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Howard and Byrne Solicitors, York - Criminal Defence Specialists