October 2014 - Reliant Medical Group

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Reliant Medical Group Southboro Medical - Now a part of Reliant Medical Group (800) 283-2556 (508) 481-5500

Oct 29, 2014 / No Comments

You may have noticed that when you go to your doctor’s office for care you often see more people than just your doctor. That’s because at Reliant we rely …

Oct 24, 2014 / 1 Comment

Until recently, most women were used to getting an annual Pap smear to screen for cervical cancer each year. However, changes in screening guidelines have made the annual test …

Oct 22, 2014 / 3 Comments

Dr. Kristen Newsom, a family practice physician at our Holden location, discusses high blood pressure in her second “Medical Minute” video. Take a look!

Oct 17, 2014 / No Comments

Flu viruses spread mainly from person to person contact through droplets when people cough, sneeze or talk. They also spread when people touch something with the flu virus on …

Oct 8, 2014 / No Comments

Although it’s a little hard to believe, the first members of the baby-boom generation are now 65 or older. If you are around that age, you’ve probably noticed a …

Oct 6, 2014 / No Comments

Dr. Kristen Newsom, a family practice physician at our Holden location, sat down for a “Medical Minute” video to discuss the numerous benefits that breastfeeding has for both moms and babies. Check …

Oct 2, 2014 / No Comments

People over 65 are much more prone to develop vitamin D deficiency because of various risk factors including decreased dietary intake, diminished sunlight exposure, reduced skin thickness, decreased intestinal …