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The Imagine Nation Children's Museum in March was filled with children eager to get a checkup for their favorite stuffed animal or doll.

The annual Teddy Bear Health Clinic had health and wellness experts from the area showing children simple ways to stay healthy and active, and to not be afraid of the doctor.

"It's an unreal event," said Andrew Polio, a medical student at the University of Connecticut's School of Medicine who checked the heartbeat of children's beloved stuffed friends. "I can imagine as a child this being the best day ever."

"From an early age it's good to show them the doctor isn't someone to be afraid of. It's also nice...

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