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Love a Pumpkin Spice Latte? Here’s How to Make it a Little Healthier

There’s a lot to look forward to in the fall – fresher air, changing colors, not to mention the sweet smell of pumpkin spice lattes. We admit, they are …

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 …

A Filthy Phone May Make You Sick – Here’s How to Disinfect It.

By Ye Li, MD Family Practice Reliant Medical Group We all seem to spend a lot of time using our cell phones these days. In fact, it is estimated …

Planning a Vacation? Be Sure to Take Precautions for Covid-19

By Gregory T. Williams, MD Chief of Infectious Diseases Reliant Medical Group With summer well underway, many of us are anxious to get away, relax, and enjoy ourselves. However, …

How Virtual Care Benefits You

By Larry Garber, MD Reliant Medical Group Internist and Director of Informatics You may have heard about “virtual care,” or “telemedicine” but are not sure what it is. Virtual …

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 …

Start the Check-In Process at Home With MyChart

Did you know that many of our new locations offer the ability to start the check-in process at home? Just make sure that you are signed up for MyChart …

“Tide Pod Challenge” is the Latest Dangerous Teen Fad

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 …

Marijuana – Is It Really Dangerous?

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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