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House Call: New procedure cuts stroke risk

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CARBONDALE -- May is stroke awareness month and a leading cause is carotid artery disease from blockages in the neck. Memorial Hospital of Carbondale is the only hospital in the state south of Chicago to offer a new treatment.

Dr. Mohammed Al Zoubaidi from SIH Medical Group started doing the procedure May 1. He's already done two and has two more scheduled this week.

Watch the video attached to learn more about the procedure.

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