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June 2014 • #77
A Note from the Medical Editor

Do you have great childhood memories of summer — swimming in on a hot day, riding bikes, watching ants on the march, or spending hours just looking at clouds? Whether we knew it or not, those moments were all in “The Great Outdoors.”

Don’t miss the opportunity to create outdoor memories for your kids. Visit your local zoo, spend a day at the beach, or have a picnic in your backyard. Engaging in outdoor activities is a great way for the whole family to stay active and healthy.

~Jennifer Shu, MD, FAAP
Medical Editor,

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