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Music therapy helps people with Parkinson's build strength through song

11:39 EDT 2 Aug 2017 | Science Daily

A music therapy class is helping people with Parkinson's disease build strength through song. A new study shows singing improves the muscles used for swallowing and respiratory control -- two functions complicated by Parkinson's.

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