The Dangers of Entering Puberty Early

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By Molly Clifton

A new study suggests overweight girls enter puberty at an earlier age. 

The danger is an early puberty puts them at greater risk of cancer and high blood pressure.

United States Researchers say the problem effects Caucasian girls much sooner than previously thought, on average just under 10 years old.
 



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