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Widespread ECG screening may not help young athletes

Research has shown that the chance of athletes ages 8 to 35 dying of a sudden cardiac arrest is similar to their chance of dying from a lightning strike. People in that age group are far more likely to die from cancer or automobile accidents. Read More

Puberty beginning in younger and younger girls

Recent studies show girls are reaching puberty earlier than any generation in history, with about 15 percent of girls in the U.S. starting by age 7. Compare that to the average age of 14 for a girl to reach puberty back in 1900. Read More