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When a Child Aspirates...Dealing with Silent Aspiration by Cheri Fraker Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:07pm 7 Comments Suzanne Evans Morris has a great article explaining silent aspiration on her New Visions website. I will post a link to this article on the right side of my blog. It is so very hard to for parents to understand the results of a swallow study when silent aspiration is diagnosed. Hope this great resource helps. Read on »
It’s Never Too Late to Achieve Your Athletic Aspirations by Carolyn C. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Tue 20 Sep 2011 12:33am As George Elliott so aptly put it:  ”It’s never too late to be what you might have been“. This quote has really resonated with me this year as I’ve watched someone close to me at age 45 realize athletic aspirations that eluded him as a younger man, including qualifying for the World Duathlon Championships. Furthermore, he has achieved PRs (pers ... Read on »
Aspire-Assist A New Device To Control Weight–Pump and Dump After Eating With a Portable Kit You Take With You Hoping for F by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 07 Jan 2013 12:39am When I first read this I thought, yuk but when you get further into it, its maybe not that bad.  It was designed  by gastroenterologists and has gone through clinical trials and they are hoping for an FDA approval.  Right now you can diet, have your mouth wired shut or opt for bariatric surgery to have your stomach shrunk or have a band put in ... Read on »
Silent Aspirations by Baby Health Blog .. Patient Expert Posted Thu 11 Jun 2009 6:26pm Our post today is a special guest blog entry from Susan Weissman. Her blog is and she is also a writer for the Huffington Post. Susan is currently working on a memoir about the challenges of parenting her allergic child. We would like to thank her for guest blogging for us. Silent Aspirations I must admit that sometimes I g ... Read on »
Trick of the Trade: Peritonsillar abscess needle aspiration by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted Tue 13 Oct 2009 10:07pm 1 Comment How do you drain a peritonsillar abscess? When evaluating a patient with a sore throat and “hot potato voice,” peritonsillar abscess (PTA) is at the top of the differential diagnosis list. As with all abscesses, the definitive treatment involves drainage of pus. This can be done either by incision and drainage or, more commonly, by ne ... Read on »
Plastic Surgery Death in Aspiring Actress in the UK by Dr. John D. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Sat 06 May 2006 12:00am Times Online UK An aspiring 20 year old actress has died due to a complication of surgery to correct her chin. It sounds like she had a large scale operation requiring her anesthesiologist to place a catheter in her heart (probably a Swan-Ganz catheter) to monitor her heart pressures. Apparently this caused damage that resulted in he ... Read on »
Are Bloggers REally Just Aspiring Writers? by A. Brewster S. Patient Expert Posted Thu 30 Oct 2008 3:24pm Today, I read a post on another site, in which the "writer" stated that she felt that bloggers were just aspiring writers. Are we really? Darren Rowse of has this to say "The web is about words. No matter how visual and audible it becomes, it continues to be about the words. Blogging is about ... Read on »
Apprehension to Your Aspirations by MarcAndAngel Patient Expert Posted Wed 10 Jun 2009 12:38am Progression really is somewhat of a marvel.  Everyone strives for some means to an end, yet most of us play it just safe enough to the point where we never exactly have the opportunity to snag the whole pot of gold.  Certainly we acquire some of the gold along the way, but we never really thought the whole pot was a realistic option.  W ... Read on »
Aspire Weight Loss Supplement - New Product by franklinb Posted Tue 30 Jun 2009 5:52pm The first component of Aspire is a powerful herbal cleanse containing a proven blend that includes: psyllium seed, aloe vera, flax seed, raspberry leaf and other natural ingredients to get you started on your way to flattening your tummy almost immediately. Tame your hunger. Aspire’s appetite suppressant formula includes hoodia, the ... Read on »
New Research: Laryngeal Penetration and Aspiration by Cheri Fraker Posted Tue 24 Jun 2008 12:00am Deep Laryngeal Penetration as a Predictor of Aspiration Journal: Dysphagia Publisher-Springer New York ISSN 0179-051X (Print) 1432-0460 (Online) Issue: Volume 15, Number 3 / June, 2000 DOI 10.1007/s004550010018 Pages 153-158 Subject Collection: Medicine Barbara Friedman1 and Jacqueline Bolders Frazier2 (1) Occupational Therapy Dep ... Read on »