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Puberty usually begins in girls between ages 8-13 and in boys between 10-15. In girls, normal changes include breast development, body hair growth, and starting your first period. In boys, puberty brings about changes such as genital growth, body hair growth, increase in height, and a deeper voice. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about what puberty is, what to expect for boys and girls, what to do about early puberty, and much more.

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More girls are on diets and more girls are overweight than ever before. Both can put your health and happiness in peril. WebMD looks at the food-body connection.

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