Disease

December 13, 2018

Social Aspects of Dysphagia

On average, a person swallows 600 times a day. Every swallow requires four stages, 25 different muscles and five nerves. Drinking water or eating is something most people take for granted, while others struggle with these […]
November 30, 2018

Late Stage and End-of-Life Care

In the final stages of many terminal illnesses, care priorities tend to shift. Instead of ongoing curative measures, the focus often changes to palliative care for the relief of pain, symptoms, and emotional stress. Ensuring a […]
November 23, 2018

Here’s More Evidence Obesity Can Shorten Your Life

April 9, 2018

Caregivers: The Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease

BY CAROL BRADLEY BURSACK It is instinctive for humans to want a roadmap or some sort of guide to help get us through a journey or a difficult situation. Where is the next turn? What is the […]
February 23, 2018

When Hoarding Is a Disorder

You may have seen reality TV shows about people who hoard mail, gadgets, cats, and even trash. Or, maybe for you, the reality is a little closer. It could be a neighbor or a family member.

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