US Fares Poorly on Youth Fitness

US fares poorly on youth fitness

The US ranked 47th in a 50-country comparison of physical fitness levels among children ages 9 to 17, according to a study in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. Data showed that countries with higher income inequality were more likely to have less physically fit youths, with Tanzania, Iceland, Estonia, Norway and Japan having the most fit children and Mexico having the least fit.

United Press International (9/22) 


Hours of Operation

We will start seeing patients at 1:00pm today, Monday 10/10/16.

Tuesday 10/11/16 we will be open normal business hours 8:00am -5:00pm

We appreciate your patience and hope everyone was able to stay safe during Hurricane Matthew.

CDC concerned about declining flu vaccination rate

On its website, the NPR (9/29, Stein) “Shots” blog reports that Thomas Frieden, MD, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is urging all Americans to obtain a flu shot as soon as possible. Frieden told reporters, “Flu is serious. Flu is unpredictable.” Dr. Frieden is particularly concerned about a recent decline in the number of elderly people getting vaccinated.

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Hours of Operations & Closing Schedule

Hours of Operations & Closing Schedule

Due to Hurricane Matthew

Thursday 10/6/16

We will stay open until all scheduled patients have been taken care of

Friday 10/7/16


Saturday 10/8/16


Monday 10/10/16

Open normal business hours, 8:00 – 5:00

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