30
May

Walking Meditation

If  you want to do a meditation but don’t think sitting is the best way to go about it, try this walking meditation. You can walk anywhere while you do it. Put out a yoga mat and just walk back and forth on this seemingly small space. Find a safe area like a hallway with …

29
May

Remember the Fallen – Memorial Day Music Video honoring those who sacrificed for our country

Memorial Day is a fun day at the beach or park. But it’s basis is to remember those men and women who gave so much, even their lives, to protect our country. This original music is dedicated to them with gratitude. My dad was a marine in WWII and I appreciate the sacrifices he and …

15
Jun

Father's Day Song – My Old Man – original country song

With Father’s Day just around the corner, I wanted to share this song I wrote a few years ago as a tribute to my father. I wish each of you a happy Father’s Day, whether you are the father or the child, I hope you spend spend some lovely family time and reflect on the …

16
Oct

Dr. Mache Gives Guest Speaker Lecture at Stanford

Today I was guest speaker at the Stanford University Department of Ob/Gyn on the subject of How To Reach, Teach and Motivate Patients in 2012. My goal was to teach doctors and medical students new ways to explain health information. Here’s what one of the Stanford medical students had to say about the need for …

17
Sep

Music And Alzheimer's Disease

I’ve noticed for a long time that patients with Alzheimer’s Disease seldom forget the music they love most, even though the memories of loved ones and major memories slip away. It’s also known that music is used to remember the alphabet and the state capitals. Now a new study from MIT on a new software …

24
Apr

Infertility: The Child Who Might Have Been

National Infertility Awareness Week begins today. It’s been 30 years since I performed the first in-vitro fertilization in Massachusetts, one of the first in the country. I wrote this poem then as a tribute to infertility patients and the invisible loss they experience.   Infertility: The Child Who Might Have Been   The simple union of …

29
Mar

Colonoscopy Song on Huff Post

Please see my new blog on the Huffington Post. It’s about how a song can save your life.

7
Mar

Physician Musician Helps Women Stay Well

I was recently interviewed by a website that asks different professional what they do for a living in order to help kids in high school pick a career. It’s called JobShadow. We talked about combining being a health expert and a professional musician and music composer and how health songs can help women in and …

24
Feb

Seven Sleep Tips To Improve Sleep in Perimenopause

Is getting enough sleep keeping you up at night? If so, here are seven sleep tips the Sandman approved. Sometimes simple lifestyle strategies and relaxing music go a long way to improving minor sleep disturbances, especially for women as they enter perimenopause and transition into menopause: Light sleepers do best avoiding heavy meals and large …

3
Feb

HealthRock Songs Help Engage Docs and Patients

Today I gave Grand Rounds at Mass General Hospital to a group of Ob/Gyn doctors. I spoke about the need for the medical community to interact more with patients, engage them and change the way we have been doing things to create a community of caring. I’ll be talking more about that in future posts, …

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