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Anne Welch, MD, a pediatrician at the Banner Health Center in Maricopa, reminds parents that the brief clearance check required by school districts for sports play shouldn't replace a child's more comprehensive annual wellness exam. In fact, Welch suggests some advance planning to combine the two visits so that the doctor can catch and address any potentially serious health issues.