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Medicine: Early Puberty #854192

ABC Evening News for Monday, Mar 05, 2007
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Report introduced.

(New York: John McKenzie) Study findings linking obesity in girls to the early onset of puberty examined; statistics cited; details given about areas being researched. [Two MOTHERS - comment.] [Children's National Medical Center Dr. Paul KAPLOWITZ†- cites the role of leptin and early periods for girls.] [University of Michigan study author Dr. Joyce LEE††- lists the later problems for girls having an early puberty.]

Reporter(s):
Vargas, Elizabeth;
McKenzie, John
Duration:
00:02:10

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