How Music Therapy Works

Recently an article about music therapy was posted in Boston Magazine.  A seriously ill patient gets used to seeing many things during his or her hospital stay: IVs, medications, doctors in white coats. And, sometimes, guitars, drums, and sheet music.  Once an alternative method, music therapy is becoming increasingly integrated into medical care, so much […]

Music As Medicine

At just 10 years old, little Pammie Quintero-Rodriguez has already spent much of her life in and out of University of Iowa Children’s Hospital. She’s had more than 13 surgeries, mostly for heart and lung ailments, and has been admitted several times with respiratory problems. Many days she feels tired and prefers to sleep. But […]