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5 Tips to Avoid Holiday Overeating

Nov 16, 2015 / 1 Comment

We all know it’s very easy to pack on the pounds during the holidays. So here’s some tips to help you deal with all that overabundance of food and …

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#AskReliant with Christine Dooley, Physical Therapist

Oct 13, 2015 / No Comments

We asked our Facebook fans to to give Reliant Medical Group’s own Christine Dooley any questions that they may have about Physical Therapy. Hear her responses to these questions …

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National Apple Month

Oct 6, 2015 / 2 Comments

Are you aware that there are over 120 different varieties of apples that grow in New England? Although local grocery stores may have some, most apple varieties are found …

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Packing a Healthy School Lunch for Your Child

Sep 22, 2015 / No Comments

Are you asking yourself “how should I pack healthy lunches for my children every day of the week and actually get them to eat them?” If so, here are …

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Medical Mythbuster: Does Cracking Your Knuckles Cause Arthritis?

Sep 20, 2015 / No Comments

Growing up, most of our mothers warned us that cracking our knuckles will “cause arthritis.” Fortunately, those who still savor cracking their knuckles seem to be safe. There is …

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Life After Bariatric Surgery Group Recipes of the Month- September

Sep 3, 2015 / 2 Comments

  A couple of crockpot recipes to ease the transition into fall. Chicken & Sweet Potato Stew Serves 6 Here’s a dinnertime warmer with a hint of spring’s sweetness, …

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Exercise Can Help With Your Urinary Incontinence

Aug 25, 2015 / No Comments

Urinary incontinence, or the unwanted leakage of urine, is a common and frustrating complaint among women. The amount of leakage can be small to large, and can happen only …

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Seniors and Anxiety Disorders – Getting Over the Fear

Aug 20, 2015 / 2 Comments

Anxiety is a normal part of life, all of us get stressed out at times. However, an anxiety disorder is a different, much more serious problem. When a person …

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Medical Minute: Unna Boots

Aug 19, 2015 / No Comments

We visited with Dr. Diane St. Onge, a DNP and Certified Wound Ostomy Nurse at our Worcester Medical Center site, to talk about Unna Boots. Watch her video below to learn …

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Life After Bariatric Surgery Group Recipes of the Month- August

Aug 18, 2015 / No Comments

  Here are a couple of no cook recipes to keep your home nice and cool during these last dog days of summer! Tuna Salad-Stuffed Tomatoes with Arugula Serves …

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Medical Mythbuster: Are Flip Flops Bad for Your Feet?

Aug 10, 2015 / No Comments

Many people love flip flops, and they’re great for showing off pedicures. However, for some people, they really can cause problems. This type of footwear does not provide any …

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Medical Minute: Varicose Veins

Aug 5, 2015 / No Comments

We recently visited with vascular surgeon, Dr. Elizabeth Mahanor, to learn about varicose veins and how they can be treated as well as how to prevent them. Watch the video …

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Medical Mythbuster: Can You Really Get an STD From a Toilet Seat?

Jul 28, 2015 / No Comments

Fortunately, the answer is no. Venereal diseases like syphilis and gonorrhea are only transmitted through person-to-person contact. However, studies have shown that hard surfaces like toilet seats can hold …

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Going for a Swim? Be Aware of Recreational Water Illnesses

Jul 28, 2015 / 5 Comments

We all love being at the pool or beach on a summer day. Unfortunately, it’s not always the healthiest place to be. Over the last two decades, there’s been …

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#AskReliant with Dr. Joanne Samant, Pediatrician

Jul 27, 2015 / No Comments

We asked our Facebook fans to to give Reliant’s own Dr. Joanne Samant any general health related questions that they may have about their children. Hear Dr. Samant’s responses to these questions …

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Can Too Much Sitting Lead to an Early Death?

Jul 15, 2015 / No Comments

According to a recent study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, the answer could be yes. The more hours the study participants spent sitting at work, driving, lying …

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Nutrition Tip: Add Berries to Your Diet!

Jul 10, 2015 / No Comments

It is berry picking season! From June through October some form of berry is available in this area. Strawberries start at the end of June and then come blueberries, …

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Summer Pregnancy Comfort Tips

Jun 22, 2015 / No Comments

There’s no doubt that expecting a baby during the hot and humid summer months can be a little challenging. Pregnant women are more intolerant of heat because they have …

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Medication Tips for Vacation

Jun 18, 2015 / No Comments

Be Prepared! Whether you’re going away for a weekend or for an entire month, it takes a little planning to make sure you’ll have your medications when you need …

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Medical Mythbuster: The Base Tan

Jun 15, 2015 / 2 Comments

Will a “base” tan help prevent sunburn at the beach? Hopping in the tanning bed before a weekend at the beach or pool is not a good idea. The …

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Medical Mythbuster: Does gum really stay in your stomach for seven years?

May 19, 2015 / No Comments

Although this myth seems to have been around forever, it is simply not true. While the body is not able to fully digest chewing gum, the indigestible gum base …

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Skin Cancer: 5 Ways to Protect Yourself

May 7, 2015 / No Comments

May is when many of us like to spend more time outdoors. It’s also Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month – the perfect time to learn more about the …

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Nutrition Tip: Buy Produce in Season

May 6, 2015 / No Comments

Have you ever taken a bite out of a strawberry in the middle of winter? Were you disappointed hoping for that burst of juicy flavor you get from strawberries …

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Medical Mythbuster: Is a Migraine Just a Really Bad Headache?

Apr 14, 2015 / 6 Comments

You’ve probably heard a friend say, “I must have a migraine, my head is killing me.” However, a migraine is simply not just a bad headache. A true migraine …

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Spring Safety Tip

Apr 10, 2015 / No Comments

Before you do any “hands on” weed removal, be sure you know how to identify poison ivy, poison sumac, and poison oak. Wearing gardening gloves can help prevent a …

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