Puberty Before Age 10: A New ‘normal’?

Early Puberty

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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
  • DC Comics History: Lois Lane (1960
    Lois Lane had very little time to be a reporter during the period 1960 – 1964: the Silver Age. Most of her time was spent trying to trick Superman into marriage, or fighting with Lana Lang. Along the way she had to deal with a number of Superman’s ...
    05/27/2017 - 3:52 pm | View Link
  • Southern rock founding father Gregg Allman dies at age 69
    Chris Cornell, 1964-2017: Rocker Chris Cornell, the lead singer of the bands Soundgarden and Audioslave, died Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at age 52. Cornell killed himself by hanging in a Detroit Roger Ailes, 1940-2017: Roger Ailes, the communications maestro ...
    05/27/2017 - 12:44 pm | View Link
  • Rocker Gregg Allman dies at age 69; sang and lived the blues
    SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Gregg Allman, a survivor of tragedy, knew the blues musically and in a painfully personal way. Raised by a single mother after his father was shot to death, he idolized his guitar-slinging older brother Duane and became his musical ...
    05/27/2017 - 12:16 pm | View Link
  • Women Entrepreneurs Take over Madinah’s Street Markets URL:,-women-and-feminism/new-age-islam-news-bureau/women-entrepreneurs-take ...
    05/27/2017 - 12:52 am | View Link
  • A sub-4-minute miler at age 18, Rusty Woods is now lighting up pro cycling at age 30
    Former track star Michael Woods, of Ottawa, Ontario, at the 2015 UCI Road World Championships in Richmond, Virginia. Ethan A. Glading / @thepenultimatestage "I wish I had taken up cycling a lot earlier," Michael Woods says over Skype, laughing. "Running's ...
    05/24/2017 - 10:00 pm | View Link
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  • 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 ...
    05/23/2017 - 5:50 am | View Website
  • Precocious Puberty
    Precocious puberty refers to the appearance of physical and hormonal signs of pubertal development at an earlier age than is considered normal. For many ...
    05/22/2017 - 4:11 am | View Website
  • Causes of Early Puberty: Why Is This the New "Normal?”
    Two of the leading causes of early puberty, or "precocious puberty," include hormone-disrupting chemicals and vitamin D deficiency.
    05/21/2017 - 9:13 am | View Website
  • Everything You Wanted to Know 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.
    05/20/2017 - 12:27 pm | View Website
  • Puberty
    Puberty is the process of physical changes through which a child's body matures into an adult body capable of sexual reproduction. It is initiated by hormonal signals ...
    05/20/2017 - 1:29 am | View Website
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