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December 2013 • #66
A Note from the Medical Editor

New Year’s resolutions are a great way to start your year off right. But keeping the commitments can be challenging, especially for kids. Consider making family resolutions around good nutrition and healthy exercise that you can work on together. Remember to celebrate even the smallest successes.

The tips included in this newsletter can also help as you think about renewing your commitment to good health in 2014 and beyond.

Happy New Year!

~Jennifer Shu, MD, FAAP
Medical Editor,

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