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Study Finds Obesity Leads to Early Puberty in Girls

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November 4, 2013
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According to researchers at Cincinnati's Children's Hospital Medical Center, obese girls are beginning puberty earlier than ever before.


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How to Nurture a Healthy Body Image in Girls

How to Nurture a Healthy Body Image in Girls

Howdini (Oct. 24, 2013) — The pressure on girls to be thin and beautiful is real and fashion magazines set impossible standards of beauty. Parents need to help nurture a healthy body image in girls. Heres advice from Carol Weston, advice columnist for Girls' Life magazine.
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US Obesity Rates Stable but Still High

US Obesity Rates Stable but Still High

Newsy (Aug. 17, 2013) — A new report shows obesity rates remained steady in every state but Arkansas last year. However, obesity rates remain high nationwide.
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Sex, Veggies Little to Do With Weight Loss

Sex, Veggies Little to Do With Weight Loss

AP (Jan. 30, 2013) — Think having sex or going to gym class drives weight loss, or that breastfeeding protects a child from obesity? In fact, these are among seven popular obesity myths.
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