Study shows breast development beginning earlier in girls, causality needs to be determined

Madely Health Headlines Commentary for August 10, 2010

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Girls as young as 7 hitting puberty: U.S. study

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Frank M. Biro, MD, director, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati.

Biro, F. Pediatrics, published online Aug. 9, 2010.

Warren Seigel, MD, Committee on Adolescence, American Academy of Pediatrics; chair, department of pediatrics, Coney Island Hospital, Brooklyn, N.Y.

CDC: “Childhood Overweight and Obesity.”

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