When making your summer plans or getting ready for the school season; be prepared and book your summer/school physicals in advance!
The American Academy of Pediatrics published new guideline for families about focusing on healthy fitness and nutrition habits rather than teen's weight to decrease risk of obesity and eating disorders. Dr. Rebecca Unger was interviewed by WTTW Chicago Tonight to discuss these guidelines. Click the link below to learn more.
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