Lost teeth are just one of the many costs that can be incurred by neglecting your oral health. Dental professionals say a lack of preventive care by patients is often at the root of dental problems. Only 37 percent of adults participating in the NIDCR survey reported visiting a dentist in the previous year.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a lung disease that is preventable and treatable. Sixteen million Americans are currently diagnosed with COPD. Twelve million more Americans have “pre-COPD” and will be diagnosed shortly. Every year, 150,000 Americans die of COPD. It is the third-leading cause of death behind heart disease and cancer. COPD is actually a […]