• April is Oral, Head and, Neck Cancer Month

    The month of April brings oral, head, and neck cancer into focus, shinning a light on a potentially fatal disease. Head and neck cancers originate in the throat, larynx (voice box), pharynx, salivary glands, or oral cavity (lip, mouth, tongue) in the squamous cells…

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  • April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month

    Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that affects predominately dopamine-producing neurons in a specific area of the brain called the substantia nigra.  Symptoms generally develop slowly over years.  Due to the diversity of the disease, the…

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  • National Doctors Day

    On National Doctors Day, we say “thank you” to our physicians for all that they do for us and our loved ones. Healthcare today is more complex than ever. With more advancements, tools and information at their fingertips, doctors have an overwhelming…

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  • What is the Larynx?

    The larynx, pronounced “LARE-inks”, is often referred to as the “voice box”. It is an organ in the neck containing the vocal folds (vocal cords), which work to produce sound for speech. Below the vocal folds is the airway or the trachea,…

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