Category Archives: Health Advice

5 Tips on Avoiding Illness During Holiday Travel

By Maegan Pollard, MD Department of Family Practice Few things are more frustrating than getting sick over the holidays, especially when traveling away from home to visit with family …

Play it Safe with Your Medications

As we get older, we often need to take more and more medications. While medications often help us live longer and healthier lives, they can also be dangerous if …

What to Expect at Your Annual Wellness Exam

By K. Ahmed Hussain Department of Internal Medicine Your annual wellness exam with your primary care provider is a great way to catch potential health problems early and help …

Aug 15, 2023 / Health Advice

Understanding the Refill Renewal Process

Getting a prescription renewed after you run out of refills often takes more time than people think. So, we wanted to share how the process works to help make …

Medical Mythbuster: Is “Ozempic Butt” an Actual Medical Problem?

Chances are, you’ve heard of Ozempic and similar medications such as Wegovy that have been all over the news and social media recently. Ozempic (semaglutide) is an injectable drug …

Can walking just 11 minutes a day really lower your risk of death?

According to a new study of physical activity, disease risk, and mortality, the answer is yes. The findings showed that just 11 minutes of exercise per day can lower …

Tiny Little Ticks Can Be a Big Problem!

By Dr. Suchita Kumar Division of Infectious Diseases Although ticks are small in size, they have the potential to cause serious health issues. It is important to both prevent …

Making Good on Your New Year’s Resolution

Having a New Year’s resolution is always a good idea, but carrying through on it is even better. So here’s some advice and tips that can help you make …

Dec 6, 2022 / Health Advice

National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW)

December 5th to December 9th is National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW). This awareness week is a national observance and was established to highlight the importance of continuing influenza vaccination. …

Oct 27, 2022 / Health Advice

It’s not too late to get your flu shot!

Flu season is here and the best way to protect yourself and your loved ones is with a simple flu shot. Now is the perfect time to receive one …

10 Key Facts About Prostate Cancer You Should Know

By Bradley Switzer, MD Chief of Hematology/Oncology September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, an ideal time to learn more about how this potentially deadly disease affects men. At Reliant, …

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

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 …

Healthy Tips for Eating at Cookouts

Memorial Day kicks off the summer cookout season.  It’s the perfect time to socialize with friends and family in the great outdoors while enjoying delicious food.   Staying in tune …

How Can People Protect Their Health When Temperatures are Very High?

The two important tips for protecting your health during extreme heat are to keep cool and use common sense. For example: Stay in cool (or air-conditioned if possible) places …

What are Some of the Warning Signs of Heat-Related Illnesses and What Should I Do?

There are a variety of heat-related illnesses and the warning signs and symptoms are similar, but unique for each. Some of the most common illnesses and their warning signs …

Fast Facts About Sun Exposure

With the warm weather upon us, everyone wants to be outside and bask in the sunshine. But don’t forget to protect yourself against the sun’s harsh rays. Check out …

Five Ways to Avoid Skin Cancer

You can greatly reduce your chances of getting skin cancer by following these 5 simple guidelines: Try to avoid sun exposure between 10am and 4pm when the rays are …

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