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Dr. Dana Johnson: Get Kids Engaged With the Outdoors

Originally published on May 14, 2014, in the Wisconsin State Journal. Dr. Johnson is a pediatrician practicing at the Meriter McKee clinic. Dear Dr. Johnson: What is the best way to get children active outdoors? Dear Reader: For most young … Continue reading

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Join Meriter at the 2012 Heart Walk!

The American Heart Association’s Heart Walk is a healthy, fun, family event that promotes physical activity as part of a heart-healthy lifestyle and raises funds for research and programs to fight heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases. These diseases … Continue reading

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A Pediatrician’s Answer to “Mom … I’m bored.”

“Mom, I’m bored.” “There’s nothing to do.” We’ve all heard it, sometimes daily, sometimes hourly. However, with National Screen-Free Week coming up April 30 – May 6, 2012, I thought it would be helpful to give a list of activities … Continue reading

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