Month: February 2020

Feb 27, 2020 / Medical Minute

Medical Minute: Childhood Fevers

Kia McCarthy, NP discusses your child’s fever and what it means. Learn more in this Medical Minute video! 

Medical Mythbuster: Is Yogurt a Healthy Snack?

When it’s time to reach for a snack, many people like to choose yogurt. But many yogurts contain much more sugar than you think (some over 30 grams). So …

Feb 26, 2020 / Medicare

Confused About Medicare? We Can Help!

Will you or a loved one be eligible for Medicare soon?  Understanding all of your options can be confusing. Visit to: See the Medicare plans accepted at Reliant …

Feeling Cooler? Study Says Average Human Temperature is No Longer 98.6.

By Michael Sheehy, MD Chief of Population Health and Analytics Reliant Medical Group  Back in 1851, a German doctor named Carl Wunderlich determined that the average human body temperature …

What Really Happens When We Sneeze?

You may have wondered how a sneeze comes on so suddenly. Sneezing is actually a complex process which although it happens in an instant, involves your brain, your lungs, …

Feb 17, 2020 / News / Reliant Awards

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care’s 2020 Physician Group Honor Roll

Reliant Medical Group is proud to announce that we have once again been named to Harvard Pilgrim Health Care’s 2020 Physician Group Honor Roll. This annual award highlights physician …

Life after Bariatric Surgery Group Recipes of the Month – February 2020

Chile-Lime Cauliflower Quesadillas Makes 8 servings Ingredients 3 tablespoons corn oil, divided 1 tablespoon chili-lime seasoning or rub, such as Tajin (see Tip) 2 cups chopped cauliflower 1 cup …

Feb 11, 2020 / News

Dr. Thad Schilling Discusses Coronavirus With The Telegram & Gazette

Recently, Dr. Thad Schilling, Chief Medical Officer at Reliant, was interviewed for an article on coronavirus. Read the full article here.

Feb 10, 2020 / News

Coronavirus is new, but don’t forget: ‘This is a very severe influenza season’

The Boston Globe recently interviewed Reliant’s own Dr. David Gilchrist about the differences between coronavirus and the flu. Read the full article here.

Medical Mythbuster: Can Going Outside With Wet Hair on a Cold Day Make You Sick?

Although your mother will likely tell you otherwise, this is a myth. Colds and flu are caused by viruses, not cold or inclement weather. In order to get an …

Feb 2, 2020 / Cardiology

Is Your Child at Risk for Heart Problems?

By Robert Harizi, MD Chief of Cardiology Reliant Medical Group Many of us probably think that heart problems are something that only happens to those who are middle-aged or …


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