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[2011-07-02] Reducing Pneumonia Related Death in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Patients Through Improved Oral Health Care In patients diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), the primary pathological cause of death, as determined by autopsy, is pneumonia. Research associates poor oral health with an increased incidence of pneumonia. ...