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In rare interview in The ASHA Leader—the award-winning newsmagazine of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, speech-language pathologist Nancy Helm-Estabrooks discusses helping the
The Wedge Group, headquartered in Des Allemands, Louisiana, has patented this revolutionary invention as the Wedge Cup®.
According to American Family Physician, the ofﬁcial clinical journal of the American Academy of Family Physicians, swallowing problems and dysphagia affect approximately 10% of adults over the
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), http://www.asha.org, and the Stuttering Foundation, http://www.StutteringHelp.org,
Mount Sinai School of Medicine researchers have found that targeted swallowing exercises can help alleviate swallowing dysfunction – a debilitating side effect in people undergoing chemoradiation therapy (CRT) for head and neck cancer.
The esophagogastroduodenoscopy is a medical diagnostic procedure used in internal medicine to view the upper part of the gastrointestinal tract. This non-invasive procedure is used for many complaints and requires little to no time for recovery from the procedure. Reasons for the Procedure Patients present to their physician with physical complaints. For example, a patient may come into the office and say they have been feeling tired and forgetful. Through many tests and evaluations,...
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.