Articles by Reliant

Jul 26, 2023 / Dermatology

Do I Need to Wash My Hair Every Day?

Although many Americans make it a daily routine, the need to wash your hair every day really depends on a number of individual factors. Most people don’t require a …

Medical Mythbuster: Can You Get a Sunburn on a Cloudy Day?

When you are outdoors on a cloudy day, it may be tempting to skip the sunscreen, but that would be a mistake. Clouds only partially block the invisible UV …

Feb 3, 2022 / Dermatology

Don’t Let Winter Take a Toll on Your Skin

Has your skin been rough, itchy, flaky, and red recently? Chances are you are having dry skin issues. In the winter, our skin has to deal with lower humidity …

Aug 12, 2021 / Pediatrics

Preparing Your Children Emotionally for Returning to School

By Lloyd Fisher, MD Reliant Medical Group Pediatrics President, Massachusetts Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics Dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic has been particularly difficult for families with …

May 27, 2021 / Pediatrics

COVID-19 Vaccine Now Approved for Children Age 12 and Older

By Lloyd Fisher, MD Reliant Pediatrics After rigorous study, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has authorized the emergency use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children 12 years …

Medical Mythbuster: Can Wearing a Mask Cause Acne?

Unfortunately, this is true. Many people call it “maskne,” for mask-related acne. Dermatologists know that blocking of the skin surface can cause acne (e.g., sports helmets). Since the general …

Aug 10, 2020 / Dermatology

Medical Mythbuster: Does Peeling a Sunburn Makes it Heal Faster?

The correct answer is “no.” If you are unlucky enough to have a sunburn that peels, you should resist the urge to peel off pieces of your skin as …

Apr 28, 2020 / Highlights

Dr. Fisher Explains How Video Visits Work at Reliant

Dr. Fisher explains how video visits work and what to expect.   

Thinking of Choosing a Midwife?

Reliant Obstetrics and Gynecology Dept. Many women first consider a midwife’s services when they find out they are pregnant. Others look for a midwife to assist them with their …

Reliant Medical Group Named Top Place to Work by Boston Business Journal

We’re thrilled to announce that for the third time, the Boston Business Journal has named Reliant Medical Group one of the Best Places to Work in Massachusetts in its annual …

Breast Cancer Awareness Month- Karen Aveolian’s Survivor Story

It’s week 3 of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and this week we sat down with Karen Aveolian, who was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015. Watch the video below as she …

Dr. Thad Schilling Featured in Worcester Business Journal

Dr. Thad Schilling, Reliant Medical Group’s Chief of Clinical Transformation & Primary Care, was featured in the Worcester Business Journal this week. View the article in full here.

Medical Minute: Vaccinations for Your Child

Dr. Lloyd Fisher, a pediatrician at our May St., Worcester location, sat down for a “Medical Minute” video to discuss the benefits of immunizing your children and how vaccinations are …


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