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Depression in Kids Linked to Cardiac Risks in Teens, Washington University School of Medicine and University of Pittsburgh Study


3/18/2013 7:15:35 AM

Teens who were depressed as children are far more likely than their peers to be obese, smoke cigarettes and lead sedentary lives, even if they no longer suffer from depression. The research, by scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the University of Pittsburgh, suggests that depression, even in children, can increase the risk of heart problems later in life.


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