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All teens need to be screened for depression, American pediatricians urge

The American Academy of Pediatrics issued an update to its guidelines this week calling for universal screening for depression in adolescents “in an era of great clinical need and shortage of mental health specialists.”

How Essential Oils Can Heal Brain Injuries

Our sense of smell is the only sense that is directly tied to the limbic area of the brain, which is considered the emotional control center. And when we inhale essential oils they go directly to the brain. The other four senses — taste, sight, touch and hearing — are first routed through the thalamus before reaching designated areas of the brain.

Natural ways to increase the power of the mind

It's really not that complicated - if you want to reach your greatest (human) potential - look for ways to enrich your mind as part of an overall strategy for healthy living. It's important to appreciate that our daily thoughts and actions play a significant role in developing our consciousness and experience in this world.