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17 September 2010

Absent father linked to earlier puberty

Girls in homes without a biological father are more likely to hit puberty at an earlier age, according to a new study.

Girls in homes without a biological father are more likely to hit puberty at an earlier age, according to a new study by the University of California, Berkeley's School of Public Health.

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