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Early Onset of Puberty

Boys Are Going Through Puberty Earlier -- Dads, We Need Your Help!

Claire McCarthy, M.D. | Posted 12.25.2012 | Parents
Claire McCarthy, M.D.

It's less embarrassing to talk to a guy than your mom -- and it can be really helpful and reassuring to hear about someone's personal experience; to know that they've lived through what you're living through and understand how you feel.

Is 7 the New 10? Why Do Some Girls Start Puberty So Early?

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 10.27.2012 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Puberty typically isn't a favorite memory for any of us. During that angst-ridden ride between childhood and adulthood, nearly everyone's best goal is simply to fit in. That's even tougher when you're only in second grade.

Girls' Puberty Coming Sooner -- But What about the Boys?

Cristen Conger | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Cristen Conger

As we fret over precocious puberty turning little girls into little women, why haven't more people stopped to ask what's going on with the boys? For a...

Is the Early Onset of Puberty in Young Girls Linked to Meat?

Christina Pirello | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christina Pirello

Wake up, people. If hormones can make an animal fat, what do you think will happen to us?