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‘Make Him An Angel’: John Prine’s Death Is A Punch In The Gut For Music Fans

Music lovers are paying tribute to beloved American singer-songwriter John Prine, who died Tuesday of complications from COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus. Prine, who influenced generations of musicians, was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame last year.  In January, he was honored with a lifetime achievement Grammy, with fellow music legend Bonnie […]

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Music and Alzheimer's: Can It Help?

Answer From Jonathan Graff-Radford, M.D. Research suggests that listening to or singing music can provide emotional and behavioral benefits for people with Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia. Musical memories are often preserved in Alzheimer's disease because key brain areas linked to musical memory are relatively undamaged by the disease. For example, music can: […]