Research Updates

Research Update

Exercise Not Only Good for Children’s Overall Health, It’s Good for their Brains

Exercise is good for the brain as well as the body—we’ve known for several years that this is true for adults, but a new study indicates it’s true for children, too.

Prescribing Anxiety Meds for Teens May Trigger Later Drug Abuse

Adolescents are commonly prescribed anti-anxiety or sleep medications, which is often reasonable, given the efficacy of these agents. We often worry about abuse potential, but we’ve had little data to tell how much we should worry, until now. It turns out that we may be prodding some of these teens down the road toward addiction.