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Music with Preemies: Research is in!

Tweet I have known since before my children were born, that music is powerful with infants and children.  What I didn’t know in those early days was that babies can hear up to 5 months before they are born.  Research has documented that the fetal ear can begin functioning as early as the beginning of […]

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Another story of music's power with Alzheimer's patients

Tweet by Steve Toll and Linda Bareham What better “medicine” than a “treatment” that has only positive side effects and “therapy” that is actually enjoyable? That is the “miracle of music” when applied with intention. Music is shown to have the ability to help organize the brain; especially vital to those who are afflicted with […]

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Fear of the Dentist: How much could music headphones help?

Tweet Nearly one-quarter of all Americans avoid dentists because they’re afraid, according to American Dental Association surveys. And the fear comes in many forms. In an attempt to win back fearful patients, dentists like Dr. Eda Ellis in New York offer spa-like services. WSJ’s health columnist Melinda Beck reports. There’s fear of pain, fear of […]

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New Study Proves that Music has same effect on pleasure centers of brain as sex, falling in love, and chocolate

Tweet Jan. 7, 2011 1:17 PM ET New YORK (AP) — Whether it’s the Beatles or Beethoven, people like music for the same reason they like eating or having sex: It makes the brain release a chemical that gives pleasure, a new study says. The brain substance is involved both in anticipating a particularly thrilling […]

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Using Music to prevent Bed Sores in Nursing Homes?

Tweet I was thrilled to open my local newspaper this morning (the Louisville Courier-Journal) and find a major news story about how music is being used in Kentucky nursing homes to prompt the staff to re-position patients who are bed-ridden.  Enjoy! Bedsores can be a serious problem for the elderly, but a University of Cincinnati […]

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