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Dysphagia in the News: When Your Tongue Needs a Tuneup

Public Radio’s Science Friday radio program featured a 12-minute segment on 9/8/17 titled, “When Your Tongue Needs a Tuneup.” Assistance professor of human performance studies at Wichita State University, Heidi Bell, discusses how lingual strength decreases as adults age and how this can impact one’s safety when swallowing. She also discusses some preventative measures that may help maintain muscle tone as people age.

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