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Bronson Family Medicine in South Haven

At Bronson South Haven Family Medicine and Bronson Family Medicine on Blue Star Highway, we take care of adults and children. You can see our providers to prevent illness, maintain good health or get quick treatment when you're sick. Both practices are accepting new patients. Call Bronson South Haven Family Medicine at (269) 639-2772 or Bronson Family Medicine on Blue Star Highway at (269) 637-1115. Visit www.bronsonsouthhaven.com to learn more.   

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Try Small 'Bites' to Get Kids to Exercise

FRIDAY, Oct. 19, 2018 -- Kids take their cues from mom and dad, so it only makes sense to participate with them when teaching them the merits of exercise.

Couch potato kids are a real concern. The College of New Jersey exercise science professor Avery Faigenbaum defined the term exercise-deficit disorder -- or EDD -- to draw attention to our children's shortfall when it comes to meeting moderate-to-vigorous physical activity recommendations of at least 60 minutes a day.

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Parents Fret Over Fussy Eaters - but What Works?

FRIDAY, Sept. 21, 2018 -- The nightly dinner battles many parents have with picky toddlers can be exhausting. Now, research suggests that either pressuring or rewarding kids to eat healthier may backfire.

"These practices can reinforce fussy eating, increase preferences for unhealthy foods, and lead to excessive weight gain," study author Holly Harris, from the Centre for Children's Health Research at Queensland University of Technology in Australia, said in a statement.

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