Does your child play a sport at school?

//Does your child play a sport at school?

Does your child play a sport at school?

Does your son or daughter play school sports? A 5-study review published online on April 18 in Clinical Infectious Diseases suggests that “approximately 8% of athletes and 13% of college athletes in the United States may be carrying drug resistant staph on their skin.” People who participate in close contact sports such as wrestling are more likely to become infected. Cover all cuts and scrapes before participating and shower immediately after a competition or heavy practice.

 

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