Early puberty for girls: The new ‘normal’ and why we need to be concerned

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Resource Language: 
English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Kathleen O’Grady
Edition: 
Vol. 11, N. 1
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
Fall/Winter 2008/2009
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses Sandra Steingraber's work, The Falling Age of Puberty in US Girls (2007), and how research now indicates that early onset of puberty is a known risk factor for breast cancer developed later in life.