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New trend in health care for children

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Posted at 2:44 PM, Jul 23, 2013
and last updated 2013-07-23 14:44:06-04

More parents are taking their children to retail health clinics in addition to their regular pediatrician.

A new study from Washington University finds parents use the clinics, which are usually located in chain drugstores, because they are convenient, especially on nights and weekends.

Most visits are for sore throats, ear infections, and colds.