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JULIE FIDLER – Could Listening to Music Really Improve Your Health?

Here’s one more reason to rock out: music isn’t just good for the soul, it’s good for the body. Patients who listen to music before, during, and after surgery may have less pain, anxiety, and blood pressure than patients who don’t, a new analysis suggests. Surgery patients who got to pick their own playlists faired even better, researchers found. Dr. Diana …

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Julie Fidler – Fed Advisory Group Urges Doctors to Screen Teens for Depression

A federal advisory group said Monday that doctors should screen teens for depression, but the number of students that benefit from the directive might be relatively small. Physicians are only supposed to screen adolescents if they have access to mental health professionals who can diagnose and treat them, and monitor their progress. That could be difficult to do, considering it’s …