Free Health Screenings At Sam's Club

Sam's Club is hosting free oral care and health screenings on Saturday. The screenings will be held at the locations:{} 3900 Grants mill Road, Irondale, 3053 John Hawkins Parkway, Hoover and 201 Lakeshore Parkway, Homewood.

The health screenings will include non-invasive oral health questions, dental tablets, vision, body mass index, just to name a few.

Recent studies show oral health issues asidentifiers of both diabetes and heart disease. People who are suffering fromserious gum disease are 40 percent more likely to have another chroniccondition.

"This is great for Irondale because we are a close knit family club. People look to us for their health concerns," said Irondale Sam's Club manager, Gregory Minard.The screenings begin at 11 a.m. and will last until 3 p.m.