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National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW)

Dec 3, 2018 / No Comments

December 2nd to December 8th is National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW). This awareness week is a national observance and was established to highlight the importance of continuing influenza vaccination.   Did You …

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Have You Received Your Flu Shot?

Oct 30, 2018 / No Comments

By Dr. Alwyn Rapose Division of Infectious Diseases Reliant Medical Group The flu can do more than make you sick and miserable. It can cause severe illness and lead …

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Chronic Stress Effects on the Body

Oct 16, 2018 / 1 Comment

One of our ReadyMED providers, Dr. Quang Le, helped us discuss the effects that chronic stress can have on your health in the following video:

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Stress: What You Need To Know

Oct 16, 2018 / No Comments

One of our ReadyMED providers, Dr. Quang Le, helped us discuss the impacts of stress on the body in the following video:

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Personal Coaching For You… One Text at a Time.

Oct 5, 2018 / No Comments

In today’s busy world, finding time for ourselves can be difficult, but living a healthy lifestyle just got a little easier. At Reliant Medical Group, we care about our …

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Can Music Help Improve Your Workout?

Apr 20, 2018 / 1 Comment

By Dr. Robert Harizi Division Chief, Reliant Medical Group Cardiology Ever notice that people at the gym seem to spend more time finding the right song on their workout …

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“Tide Pod Challenge” is the Latest Dangerous Teen Fad

Feb 6, 2018 / No Comments

Teenagers have always been prone to faddish trends (and sometimes doing dumb things) but more recent fads, such as the “Tide pod challenge” and “fire challenge,” have risen to …

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Marijuana – Is It Really Dangerous?

Oct 26, 2017 / 7 Comments

By Dr. Michael Sheehy, Chief of Population Health and Analytics It’s hard not to notice that people’s attitudes to marijuana have changed pretty dramatically over the years. Once known …

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Planning on Traveling Outside of the Country? Here Are Some Tips for Your Trip

Aug 10, 2017 / No Comments

Summer is a popular time for vacations – let the fun begin! As you plan your holidays, here are a few tips to ensure you enjoy your trips to …

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Reliant Recognizes National Men’s Health Week

Jun 12, 2017 / No Comments

Every June, National Men’s Health Week is celebrated and this year it falls from June 12th-18th. This event aims to encourage men and boys to take control of their life …

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Gypsy Moth Rash- What You Need to Know

May 31, 2017 / No Comments

There have been many reports of children getting rashes from Gypsy moth caterpillars in the recent weeks. Is it dangerous? What are the symptoms and what should you do …

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What Does the Color of Your Snot Mean?

May 24, 2017 / No Comments

We know it’s kind of a gross topic to talk about boogers, but haven’t you ever wondered what the different colors of your mucous means? We spoke with otolaryngologist, Dr. …

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I’ve Just Found a Tick Bite– Now What Do I Do?

May 10, 2017 / 18 Comments

Many scientists believe that 2017 will be a troublesome year for ticks in our area due to the mild winter weather. So it’s important to know what to do …

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month- Ae Jin Choi’s Survivor Story

Oct 12, 2016 / No Comments

We kicked off Breast Cancer Awareness Month last week with Dr. Kerry Bennett. This week we sat down with Ae Jin Choi, who was diagnosed with breast cancer at …

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5 Tips to Help Your Healthy Eating Stay on Course This Summer

Jun 20, 2016 / No Comments

During the summer months, we all like to go out and enjoy ourselves more. From vacations at the shore to neighborhood barbecues, June, July and August are usually the …

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Medical Minute: Car Seat Safety

Jun 9, 2016 / No Comments

We visited again with pediatrician, Dr. Joanne Samant, to learn about the appropriate car seats as your child ages. Watch the video below for great tips to keep your …

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Thinking of Buying a Waist Trainer? Here’s a Second Opinion.

Jun 3, 2016 / No Comments

These days, fads can spread quickly thanks to social media. Recently, waist trainers have become popular with some young women. The idea is to look thinner and leaner by …

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Having a Colonoscopy? Learn How to Make it a Little Easier

Apr 21, 2016 / 3 Comments

Many people get nervous about having a colonoscopy, so we thought it would be good to offer some tips and advice on going through this important procedure. Although you …

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Super Lice Becoming a Super Big Problem

Mar 31, 2016 / 1 Comment

Head lice, those pesky little critters, seem to be frustrating kids and parents everywhere. And if lice weren’t already hard enough to get rid of, now families have to …

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Learn the Keys to Better Heart Health

Feb 5, 2016 / No Comments

February is National Heart Month, which makes it the ideal time to learn more about preventing heart disease – one of America’s biggest health problems. Just because you feel …

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Dr. Dalal: Why I Recommend the HPV Vaccine for My 11-12 Year-Old Patients

Jan 28, 2016 / 2 Comments

By Michelle Dalal, MD, FAAP Reliant Medical Group Pediatrics Associate Professor of Pediatrics, UMass Memorial Medical Center HPV vaccine is a safe, effective, cancer preventing vaccine. HPV (human papillomavirus) can …

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Medical Mythbuster: Does Taking Vitamin C Help You Avoid Getting a Cold?

Jan 24, 2016 / 3 Comments

Vitamin C (also known as ascorbic acid) is important in your diet. However, most doctors and scientists believe taking vitamin C won’t help you in preventing a cold. There’s no …

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5 Winter Safety Tips You Need to Know

Dec 22, 2015 / No Comments

The weather certainly has been mild recently, but we know that every winter will have its share of ice and snow. The following tips will help get you through …

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Medical Minute: When to See a Podiatrist

Dec 22, 2015 / 3 Comments

We visited again with Dr. Russell Cournoyer, a Podiatrist at our Gold Star Boulevard site, to talk about when you should see a Podiatrist. Watch the video below to learn …

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Vaping and E-Cigarettes – Here’s What You Need to Know

Nov 19, 2015 / 12 Comments

Chances are, you’ve heard about vaping (inhaling an e-cigarette). The practice has become especially popular recently with young people and teens. Although e-cigarettes were introduced less than a decade …

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