Puberty Before Age 10: A New ‘normal’?

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  • Kids allowed sips of alcohol more likely to drink later
    If you've already allowed your kids to take a little sip of your beer or wine from time to time, you probably won't be pleased when you hear the findings of a new report. More
  • Most popular baby names for 2012
    Top baby names for boys and girls in 2012. More
  • King, Messiah: New baby names suggest high hopes
    Talk about high expectations for a newborn: King and Messiah are among the fastest-rising baby names for American boys. They're just a little behind Major, the boy's name that jumped the most spots on the Social Security Administration's annual list of popular baby names. More
  • Most people aren't meeting exercise guidelines
    Most adults in the USA aren't meeting the federal physical activity recommendations for both aerobic exercise and muscle-strengthening activity, according to government statistics out today. About 79% of adults don't meet the physical activity guidelines that advise getting at least 2½ hours a week of moderate-intensity aerobic activity such as brisk walking, or one hour and 15 minutes a week of vigorous-intensity aerobic activity, such as jogging. More
  • How to play rising interest rates based on your age
    The Fed raised the federal funds rate a quarter percentage point — to 2 percent, from 1.75 percent — last week and signaled that it plans another two hikes this year. The change brings the rate — which sets the terms for how much you pay on the money ...
    06/18/2018 - 2:00 am | View Link
  • AP Was There: The age of climate change begins
    WASHINGTON (AP) — On June 23, 1988, a top NASA scientist told Congress and the world that global warming had arrived. NASA scientist James Hansen predicted that 1988 would be the world's hottest year on record, thanks to the burning of fossil fuels that ...
    06/17/2018 - 8:27 pm | View Link
  • How Trevor Noah steers 'The Daily Show' in the age of Trump
    Since Trevor Noah took over the reins of “The Daily Show” from former host Jon Stewart in 2015, the country’s political landscape has changed dramatically. In this week’s Sunday Sitdown, the “Born a Crime” author talks to Willie Geist about ...
    06/17/2018 - 2:51 am | View Link
  • Game Of Thrones spin-off: 11 stories from the Age Of Heroes
    From the tidbits scattered throughout the trenchant tomes that comprise Martin’s 'A Song Of Ice And Fire'—as well as the many secondary texts he’s had published about Westeros over the years—we know the Age Of Heroes was a time of high fantasy and ...
    06/14/2018 - 6:02 pm | View Link
  • From birth to old age, here's what Americans are most likely to die from at every age
    The biggest risks to our life change as we grow and develop. When we're toddlers, being near water can put us in serious danger, while in middle age, our DNA is more susceptible to damage. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) tracks the 10 ...
    06/13/2018 - 3:34 am | View Link
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  • Boys and Puberty
    A lot of changes happen as you grow up, especially as you reach puberty (say: PYOO-bur-tee), the name for the time when your body begins to develop and change. Girls start developing breasts and get their periods — signs they are growing into women. But how do boys know they are growing into men ...
    06/17/2018 - 2:11 am | View Website
  • Puberty Stages & Signs for Boys & Girls
    Read about the emotional and physical changes of puberty (growth spurt, pubic hair, period, zits, breast development), hormones (testosterone, estrogen), and sexual maturity stages.
    06/16/2018 - 2:44 pm | View Website
  • Puberty
    Size and virility. In boys, testicular enlargement is the first physical manifestation of puberty (and is termed gonadarche). Testes in prepubertal boys change little in size from about 1 year of age to the onset of puberty, averaging about 2–3 cm in length and about 1.5–2 cm in width.
    06/16/2018 - 5:54 am | View Website
  • Puberty In Females and Males | Get Facts and Info About ...
    Your vulva and vagina are as unique parts of your body. When puberty begins, many changes will happen so it is important to know how your body functions.
    06/15/2018 - 1:26 pm | View Website
  • All About Puberty
    Voice cracking? Clothes don't fit? Puberty can be a confusing time, but learning about it doesn't have to be. Read all about it in this article for kids.
    06/4/2018 - 5:07 pm | View Website
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