The #PanDUMBic Era and Evidence-Based Medicine

Dumb is the Old English word that means “mute, speechless,” and itself came from an even older word dheubh meaning “confusion, stupefaction, dizziness.” Dumb might be an apt word to refer to the decisions some individuals have made since the...

Are We Afraid to Talk About Dying?

Yesterday was the third-year anniversary of my mother’s burial. I spent the last week of her life with her in her home, and although I was exhausted mentally and physically from all that caring for a loved one entails, I also knew that I was witnessing a mystery...

Voice Aerobics® Travel Pack: voice practice that goes where you go

If you are someone with speech and voice changes due to Parkinson’s or a related diagnosis, and you’ve completed speech therapy, you know the importance of continued daily practice. But practice isn’t always easy, especially when you are on the go. But voice practice...