June is Dysphagia and Aphasia Awareness Month: take the quiz

Dysphagia and Aphasia are sound alike medical terms and the symptoms sometimes occur in the same patient, particularly following a stroke, but while the meanings are quite different, the impact on quality of life is equally devastating for some people. Dysphagia,...

Local Author Changes Puree Diet from Slop to Sublime

Individuals with severe swallowing problems (dysphagia) are often advised to modify their diet to a smooth, puree consistency (think mashed potatoes). Now, while you may love your mother’s mashed potatoes, when you imagine everything you eat reduced to that...