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Gender identity and single-sex schools

Newspaper headlines worldwide tout the benefits of single-sex schools: Girls 75% more likely to take math if they go to a single-sex private school, Will boys learn better if girls aren't allowed? Single-sex education is ...

dateDec 11, 2013 in Social Sciences
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High meat diet may lead to early puberty for girls

(PhysOrg.com) -- Increased amounts of meat in children's diets may be part of the reason why girls go through puberty at a much younger age than they did 100 years ago, new research using the Children of the 90s cohort shows.

dateJun 11, 2010 in Health
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Teen sex: More use rhythm method for birth control

(AP) -- A growing number of teen girls say they use the rhythm method for birth control, and more teens also think it's OK for an unmarried female to have a baby, according to a government survey released Wednesday.

dateJun 02, 2010 in Health
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HPV vaccine makes girls more cautious about sex

(PhysOrg.com) -- Nearly 80% of girls say that having the HPV vaccine makes them think twice about the risks of having sex, according to a University of Manchester study published in the British Journal of Cancer.

dateOct 27, 2009 in Cancer
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Do co-ed classrooms optimize learning?

(Phys.org)—Do students behave and perform better when only in class with peers of the same sex? A recent study done by University of Arkansas professor Sandra Stotsky reveals clues about the potential of same-sex classes.

dateOct 01, 2012 in Social Sciences
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