Doctors to prescribe museum visits to help patients 'escape from their own pain'

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A trip to the museum could be just what the doctor ordered. In November, a group of physicians in Montreal — alongside the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts — is launching a pilot project that will see them write prescriptions for paintings, sculpture, and relaxation. Read more about the pilot project and why doctors theorize it will help their patients’ health in this article from CBC.

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Sonia Mendes is the English Writer/Editor for Ingenium. She loves digging behind the scenes to tell the quirky, colourful stories of museum life and all things related to science and innovation.