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A Former Olympic Gymnast Overcomes Adversity

From the 1984 U.S. women’s Olympic gymnastics team to family medicine at Meriter McKee, Dr. Marie Roethlisberger shares her story about overcoming adversity in this recent Channel 3000 interview. After losing hearing in her left ear and having almost none … Continue reading

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Bedtime Routines for Babies

  How do you set up a bedtime routine for a baby and at what age should you start? A bedtime routine can be an important step in helping any infant or child, or adult for that matter, fall asleep … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Sugar-Free Black Bean Brownies

I’ve been trying to get my family away from eating sugar for the past year. It hasn’t been too difficult with respect to meals. We avoid sugary sauces and we make sure we eat lots of dark green vegetables instead … Continue reading

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New Car Seat Recommendations: Keep them Rear Facing

On March 21st, the American Academy of Pediatrics released updated recommendations stating that all children should ride rear-facing until at least age 2 or until they reach the highest weight or height allowed by their car seat for rear-positioning.  Currently, … Continue reading

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Welcome Family Medicine Physician Robert A. Golden, MD

The Meriter Medical Group is proud to welcome Dr. Robert A. Golden to Meriter McKee. “I believe that to provide the highest quality of care, it is important to establish an honest doctor-patient relationship, to teach, answer questions, and include … Continue reading

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Potty Training Tips

When and how to potty-train are very common questions in a pediatric clinic. The cost of disposable diapers or the work of washing cloth diapers is something no longer very desirable to most parents. The most important thing to remember … Continue reading

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Kids and Fireplace Danger

Fireplaces provide heat in the cold winter months of Wisconsin and provide a nice ambiance. However, as a pediatrician, almost every year I see or hear of a young child with serious burns from a fireplace. Most parents understand the … Continue reading

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