Author Archive | Dr. Alice Cash

Lily.3months

Music Therapy is thriving at Boston’s Children’s Hospital

Tweet Music therapy is thriving at Boston’s Children’s Hospital.  Less than 20 years ago, music therapy did not have a big presence at Boston Children’s Hospital.  Music therapists,once marginalized in a hospital setting, are now represented by four full-time accredited music therapists and spend 130 hours per week delivering music therapy services to the children there. […]

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BLACK FRIDAY MADNESS 2016

Tweet I’m going to keep this really short!!  Since we got our new “Patient Model” headphones last Spring, they have literally been super successful.  Every day people buy them and say that they will never go through surgery again without them.  There is no doubt that one day soon, music headphones will be in every […]

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Alice.BHE

Colonoscopy with Music: it makes a difference!

Tweet Nobody wants to have a colonoscopy, but having a colonoscopy with music can definitely make a difference.  As we Baby Boomers move into our 60’s and beyond, having a colonoscopy is inevitable.  It’s also highly recommended as a proven way to prevent colon cancer by catching it really early. On the morning of July […]

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Donald Trump’s Music Choices

Tweet Donald Trump’s music choices last week were pretty fascinating to me!  Queen’s  “We are the Champions” was particularly NOT surprising as a choice of the Trump campaign, but “You Can’t Always Get what you Want” was a big surprise and rather puzzling, I thought.  I’m still wondering if it’s DONALD that can’t always get […]

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MusicTherapyBedside

Music for Healing: An Ancient Art and Science

Tweet Do you believe that the use of music for healing is a recent, “New Age” phenomenon?  Of course not!  Music has been used for healing purposes, both physical and emotional since ancient times.  Historians know that music has soothed and comforted humans for thousands of years, and actually, music was routinely prescribed for the […]

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