Boys in the U.S. May Be Hitting Puberty Earlier and It’s Probably Not a…

A head-scratching new study published Saturday in the Journal of Pediatrics suggests that young men in the United States are budding earlier, much like their female counterparts, which has largely frustrated researchers who always supposed that estrogen-like chemicals in the environment were hastening puberty in… » 10/21/12 3:30pm 10/21/12 3:30pm

Doctors Endorse Circumcision of Baby Boys, Eagerly Await Angry Barrage…

In a move practically guaranteed to set a world record for Most Angry Emails Received, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has finally taken a formal stance on circumcision of baby boys. Their conclusion? It doesn't reduce sexual pleasure in adult men, prevents a host of diseases, and is a practice they endorse… » 8/27/12 4:10pm 8/27/12 4:10pm

Study Finds a Link Between Obese Moms and Autistic Kids

In the ongoing hunt to figure out what's causing the alarming increase in autism in children, there's a new finding that's bound to stir up a lot of debate. The study in question found that there appears to be a link between obesity in mothers and autism in their children. This is one of the first studies to connect… » 4/09/12 10:20am 4/09/12 10:20am