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Girls Will Be Girls Longer When Home Life Is Stable

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November 16, 2007
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Girls who come from supportive homes with stable parents are more apt to experience puberty later and avoid a host of related health problems associated with early puberty.

For many young girls, a stable family life is one key factor to avoiding a number of serious health problems. New research by researchers at The University of Arizona and the University of Wisconsin, Madison, indicates that girls who grow up with supportive parents who themselves have a strong relationship are more likely to delay the onset of puberty.


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