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Arts in Healthcare: Creativity for the Health of It

Do the arts really make a difference in health and wellness? Artists, architects, creative arts therapists, doctors, and art curators think so; this week they joined other grassroots advocates to state their case to Congress on National Arts Advocacy D…

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Arts in Healthcare: Creativity for the Health of It

Do the arts really make a difference in health and wellness? Artists, architects, creative arts therapists, doctors, and art curators think so; this week they joined other grassroots advocates to state their case to Congress on National Arts Advocacy D…

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Did Art Therapy Fail to Rehab Terrorists? Oh, Come On

Over the past several days, major media outlets have cited art therapy as a source of failed rehabilitation for two former Gitmo detainees who are allegedly connected to the recent bomb attempt on Northwest Flight 253. While the rehab program included …

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Playing for Change: Music for a Change of Heart

I woke up this morning to the headline that many people who are unemployed have simply given up the search for a job. And last night, while inspired by Barrack Obama’s press conference on healthcare reform, I secretly wondered if what is so close wil…

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