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What to Expect at a Sports Physical

By: Dr. Cheryl Martin-Foster, Family Medicine at Meriter Fitchburg As summer winds down, it is time to get ready for the start of school. If your child participates in fall sports, part of preparing for school is scheduling a sports … Continue reading

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Emphasize Sports …. Not Snacks

For many families with school-age children, summertime is the season of endless sport practices and games, which is a great thing. It’s wonderful to get your kids out and moving around as much as possible; however, as my children are … Continue reading

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Sports Nutrition: Fueling Up for Competition

As you gear up for back-to-school, many of your children are beginning fall sports practice. It’s important to keep nutrition in mind.  Your child should be eating properly for optimal sports performance and overall health.  Below are some things to … Continue reading

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