Monthly Archives: February 2011

Fight Childhood Obesity

First lady Michelle Obama is speaking out to remove barriers to breastfeeding, throwing the spotlight on nursing as a way to reduce childhood obesity. Looking ahead to what she will do in the second year of “Let’s Move,” Mrs. Obama … Continue reading

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Feeding Your Toddler

In contrast to infancy (0-1 year), the toddler years (1-3 years) are a much slower period of physical growth. As growth rates decrease, your child’s appetite decreases and food intake may seem erratic and unpredictable. Parental concern about the limited … Continue reading

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Welcome Family Medicine Physician Derek Clevidence, MD

Meriter Medical Group is proud to welcome Dr. Derek Clevidence. Dr. Clevidence will practice at Meriter West Washington, until he relocates to Meriter Monona upon its opening this fall. “Medical care should be scientifically based, humanistically practiced, and mutually responsible.” Education and … Continue reading

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Don’t Think Twice – Make the Call!

• A woman in America suffers a heart attack every minute. And women aged 40 and over are more likely than men to die within a year of the attack. • 1 in 3 women will have a heart attack … Continue reading

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Welcome Family Medicine Physician Compton Kurtz, MD

The Meriter Medical Group is proud to welcome Dr. Compton Kurtz to Meriter West Washington. Dr. Kurtz is a Family Medicine physician who can provide primary health care for your entire family. He will practice at Meriter West Washington, until … Continue reading

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Overcome Emotional Eating & Love Your Body!

Have you been on the dieting roller coaster far too long? Has your body become your enemy? If so, this workshop is for YOU! Uncover the true issues behind emotional eating and unlock the door to a healthy relationship between … Continue reading

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Choosing a Pediatrician

If you are expecting a baby, have an insurance change, or have relocated to a new area, one of the first questions that may come to mind is ‘how do I choose a pediatrician for my child?’ Obviously we want … Continue reading

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Meriter MyChart iPhone App Now Available

Now you can use Meriter MyChart on-the-go via the iPhone®, iPad© or iPod touch® The following Meriter clinics offer MyChart: Meriter McKee Meriter Middleton Pediatrics Meriter Medical Clinic – Middleton Meriter West Washington Meriter Orthopedic Clinic WomanCare Clinic Perinatal Care … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning

Whether or not the Groundhog sees his shadow, you may be starting to think about spring, and spring cleaning. According to eHow.com, you can place hard, non-electronic plastic toys in the dishwasher. Running plastic toys through the dishwasher on the … Continue reading

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