Upstate’s Director of Emergency Medical Services and Disaster Medicine Derek Cooney, MD explains why difficulty breathing calls increase as the seasons change, when to seek medical help, and what to expect from the paramedics en route to the hospital and when you reach the hospital.
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Speech language pathologists Jenna Gardner and Kim Brown work extensively with patients who have had strokes or dementia related diseases who develop swallowing disorders. They offer words of wisdom for how to help.
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