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You’ve heard of aneurysms, but maybe not those that can occur in the abdomen. They can be just as deadly as those in the brain, and as News/Talk 960’s Evan Jones reports, there’s a free screening this weekend for people who may be most at risk. (Continue reading to learn how to register.)

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They’re called Abdonominal Aortic Aneurysms, described as “silent killers”, and they occur when a bulging blood vessel in your belly button area bursts. Those most at risk include anyone 60 and over with a family history, smokers past or present, and people with hypertension, high cholesterol or diabetes. The free screening is this Saturday at the Franklin Road K-Mart pharmacy, and you must register in advance.

Call (866) 371-3592 to register for the free screening.

Click here to learn more about abdominal aortic aneurysms.