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There’s Nothing “Routine” about a Sports Physical

    By Kwabena “Bobo” Blankson, MD, FAAP / Contributor At our busy adolescent medicine practice, I sometimes get the impression that parents view the sports/pre-participation physical as a chore, another box to check so that their kids can play

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Preparticipation Physical Examinations — NOT the Same as Annual Wellness Checkups

‘Tis the season when athletes must have turned in their “physical” forms for fall athletics, lest they be turned away from the joy of  “two-a-days” and the coming football/track/cheer/etc. season practices. What makes these checkups different from other checkups? by

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