#WomenAndParkinsons

October is Breast cancer awareness month now easily recognized by the pink ribbon symbol and February American Heart month with “Go Red”  symbol designed to increase women’s heart health awareness. But, for the 3 million women living with Parkinson’s  disease (PD)...

Adjusting the “Sails” for Better Voice Production

With a speech-language pathology practice located in SW Florida, I have lots of patients who are boaters, and in fact a few patients who lived on their boats for 10 years or more while travelling the Caribbean. When these current or former sailors come to me with...

The Global Burden of Parkinson’s disease: why should we care?

For years now, we have been hearing politicians in the United States talk about health care reform and yet, they cannot arrive at a bi-partisan agreement of how to bring down costs and improve access to care, in part, because as any of us who have spent our careers...
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