Articles for Tag: "puberty"

Preparing your daughter for her first gynecologist appointment 
Preparing your daughter for her first gynecologist appointment
Here are some tips to help her feel more prepared for the visit.
Sugary drinks linked to earlier periods 
Sugary drinks linked to earlier periods
A new study finds that sugar-laden beverages can cause adolescent girls to mature sooner.
How thyroid disease affects kids  Featured
How thyroid disease affects kids
Our expert explains how this disease can be a major issue for young people.
How caffeine can affect boys and girls differently 
How caffeine can affect boys and girls differently
A new study finds the stimulant affects boys and girls in unique ways, especially after puberty.
Obesity linked to early puberty in girls 
Obesity linked to early puberty in girls
According to a new study, girls are maturing faster than ever before—and weight may be a key factor.
When is the right time to talk puberty with your kids?  Featured
When is the right time to talk puberty with your kids?
Figuring out when to discuss the birds and the bees with your kids can be daunting for some parents. Find out when experts say the time is right and how to spot the signs of early development.