The American Lung Association’s virtual COVID-19 Summer Town Hall Series brings together top health experts to raise awareness about the effects of COVID-19. The next town hall on Wednesday, July 15 from 3:00 to 4:00 pm CT will focus on the connection between poor air quality and COVID-19, and impacts on communities of color, especially African Americans.
Worldwide, 50 million people are living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Join the Alzheimer’s Association in going purple and raising awareness this June. The more people know about Alzheimer’s, the more action we inspire.
Extensive tooth loss can lead to poor diet resulting in weight loss or obesity. It can also detract from physical appearance and impede speech, factors that can restrict social contact, inhibit intimacy, and lower self-esteem. Chronic medical conditions and oral conditions share common risk factors. Persons with chronic conditions are more likely to have untreated dental disease, which can result in tooth loss. Read more.