Children born in this century have bones that reach full maturity earlier

Children born in this century have bones that reach full maturity earlier

COLUMBIA, Mo. (December 17, 2018) – Children born in the most recent century have bones that reach full maturity earlier – by nearly 10 months in girls and nearly seven months in boys – according to a new study from the University of Missouri School of Medicine. “Our findings show...

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A simple conversation with dad could convince sons to use condoms

A simple conversation with dad could convince sons to use condoms

Fathers can play in important role in promoting consistent and correct condom use among male adolescents, according to a small new study. According to sexually transmitted infection (STI) surveillance data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in fall 2018, the number of reportable STIs reached an all-time...

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