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Just as previous research reported that girls in the U.S. were reaching puberty earlier in life, a new study reveals American boys are also showing the first signs of sexual maturity at a younger age than in decades past.
Girls who start puberty very early are more likely to have psychological problems and be at risk of sexual abuse and early pregnancy.
Frequent house moves during childhood seem to increase the risk of poor health in later life.
The onset of puberty is a critical moment for reaching girls with health messages and information, and the stakes are particularly high in countries where the HIV/AIDS epidemic rages and where threats to female reproductive health abound.
Only in very few life phases do individuals face as many life transitions in such a short time as young adults at the age of 19-30.
Despite living in an age of iPads and hybrid cars, young Americans are more like the young adults of the early 1900s than the baby boom generation: They are living at home longer, are financially insecure and are making lower wages.
French scientists say they've determined the adult-young ratio is much more important to a child's social development that just the mere presence of adults. Marie Bourjade, Alice de Boyer des Roches and Martine Hausberger of the University of Rennes, France, studied the effects of adult-young ratios in naturally-formed groups of Przewalski horses on aggression rates and social cohesion of young horses. Przewalski horses constitute a very adequate model for investigating the educational roles...
Adults of many animal species play a crucial role in the social development of youngsters.
PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Adult-Care.Org launches today the first phase of a unique consumer-driven single source of information for all of Oregon's licensed long-term adult care facilities.
- Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.