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Heidi Stevens writes the "Balancing Act" column for the Chicago Tribune, where she has worked since 1998. Before covering lifestyles, she ...

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Heidi Stevens

Heidi Stevens

Balancing Act

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Adolescence lasts longer than ever — and why that can be a good thing

Adolescence lasts longer than ever — and why that can be a good thing

October 20, 2014

Adolescence lasts three times longer than it used to, according to new research, which means a hormonal 10-year-old and a not-yet-launched 24-year-old are both well within the range of normal.

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