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Boys victims of dating violence, too

(HealthDay)—Contrary to what many people may think, teenage boys commonly suffer dating violence—including physical and emotional abuse, a new U.S. government study finds.

Jan 29, 2016
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Common gene variant influences food choices

If you're fat, can you blame it on your genes? The answer is a qualified yes. Maybe. Under certain circumstances. Researchers are moving towards a better understanding of some of the roots of obesity.

Feb 09, 2016
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Indian minister wants compulsory prenatal sex tests

India's children's minister has called for mandatory tests to determine the sex of an unborn child to try to counter high levels of female foeticide, sparking fierce criticism Tuesday from women's activists.

Feb 02, 2016
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How best to tackle the stigma of menstruation?

An Oxford University study says while many girls and women stay away from school and work because of the stigma attached to having periods, very little research has been done into whether programmes set up to tackle the problem ...

Feb 11, 2016
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Girl

A girl is any female human from birth through childhood and adolescence to attainment of adulthood. The term may also be used to mean a young woman.

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