Category Archives: Health Link on Air

Syracuse University improv class, dramatic scenes teach communication skills

Six students step into a big rectangular classroom at Syracuse University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts. Assistant professor Stephen Cross tells them to stroll through the open space. Then, to walk faster. Look for an empty space, and walk … Continue reading

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Geriatrics expert: Feeding tubes not recommended for people with Alzheimer’s disease

Toward the end of Alzheimer’s disease, people lose their ability to chew and swallow. Family members often struggle with the proper approach once their loved one reaches this stage. Food, after all, is so symbolic of caring that to not … Continue reading

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