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You Can Count on Advanced Practitioners for Great Care

Jul 21, 2021 / No Comments

These days, a visit to your doctor’s office often means seeing an advanced practitioner (AP). Advanced practitioners are playing an increasingly important role in providing patient care at Reliant …

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Pandemic Gives Rise to Eating Disorders Among Adolescents

Jul 20, 2021 / 4 Comments

According to the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, one unfortunate side effect of the pandemic has been an alarming rise in eating disorders among teenagers. Outpatient and …

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Do I Really Need to Wash Fruits and Vegetables Before Eating?

Jul 1, 2021 / 1 Comment

By Clare Foley, DNP, FNP-BC Department of Family Medicine While it’s tempting to just grab that crisp head of lettuce or delicious apple out of the fridge and have …

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Life after Bariatric Surgery Group Recipes of the Month – July 2021

Jun 29, 2021 / No Comments

Watermelon Caprese Salad Serves 6 Ingredients 4 ounces fresh mozzarella, cut into 1/2-inch pieces ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon ground pepper 4 cups cubed seedless watermelon ¼ cup thinly …

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5 Tips for Caring for a Sunburn

Jun 22, 2021 / No Comments

By Shawn Eck, PA-C Division of Dermatology It’s that time of year when sunburns are all too common. Here’s some tips to help your skin heal if you forget …

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10 Tips for Visiting a Loved One with Alzheimer’s

Jun 16, 2021 / No Comments

By Nancy Swayze, MD Chief of Skilled Nursing Facilities Many people feel anxious about visiting a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease. It can be a difficult experience at times …

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Medical Mythbuster: Kids Younger than Four Can’t Learn to Swim

Jun 8, 2021 / No Comments

This is not true. While it’s possible for children as young as infants to learn to swim, the American Association of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends waiting until age one before …

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Summer Road Trip? Make the Journey Half the Fun

Jun 2, 2021 / No Comments

By Stacey Maslow, MD Department of Pediatrics We all remember those summer road trips from our youth, where we no doubt fidgeted in the back seat and probably annoyed …

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

May 27, 2021 / No Comments

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 …

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Eczema is More Than Just an Itch

May 26, 2021 / No Comments

Thomas Rosenfeld, MD Chief, Division of Dermatology Eczema is an inflammatory disorder of the skin, producing a red and itchy rash sometimes accompanied by weeping blisters. In later stages …

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Learn How to Identify and Prevent Stroke

May 2, 2021 / No Comments

By David Sommer, MD, MPH Division of Neurology May is National Stroke Awareness Month, a great time to learn more about this medical emergency and how to lower your …

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Are You Using Alcohol to Reduce Stress?

Apr 30, 2021 / No Comments

By John V. Chisholm III, MD Department of Family Practice It’s no secret that many Americans like to relax with a drink after a stressful day; but overuse of …

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Our Dermatologists Can Do Wonders for Your Skin

Apr 20, 2021 / 10 Comments

Even people who take great care of their skin sometimes want a little help to enhance their look. At Reliant, our Division of Dermatology offers a number of ways …

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Fast Facts About Sun Exposure

Apr 10, 2021 / No Comments

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 …

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Know the Early Signs of Autism

Apr 5, 2021 / No Comments

By Jocelyne Durrenberger, DNP Department of Pediatrics  It’s not unusual for young children to experience delays in their development. Sometimes these development delays can be a sign of Autism …

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Fully Vaccinated From COVID-19? Here’s What You Can Do.

Mar 30, 2021 / No Comments

The CDC has updated its health guidelines for those who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19. You are considered fully vaccinated 2 weeks after your 2nd dose of the Pfizer …

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What I Wish I Had Known About Anxiety

Mar 29, 2021 / 1 Comment

By Samuel Nordberg, PhD Chief of Behavioral Health Like many people, I have struggled with anxiety at times in my life. In my early twenties, it paralyzed me for …

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Is it Time for Your Child to See the Doctor?

Mar 18, 2021 / No Comments

Your child’s annual well visit is an essential part of keeping them on the road to good health. By providing a comprehensive evaluation, monitoring your child’s growth and developmental …

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Five Ways to Avoid Skin Cancer

Mar 10, 2021 / No Comments

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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Don’t Put Off Your Colorectal Cancer Screening!

Mar 2, 2021 / No Comments

By Dr. Bradley Switzer Chief of Hematology/Oncology March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, an ideal time to learn more about colorectal cancer. Excluding skin cancers, colorectal cancer is the …

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Meeting the Challenges of Parenting During Covid-19

Mar 1, 2021 / 1 Comment

We recently spoke with Christine Stille, NP, a member of our Pediatrics Department at our Holden office, to learn more about what parents can do to help their children …

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Just Vaccinated for Covid-19? Here’s Why You Need to Keep Wearing Your Mask

Feb 28, 2021 / 8 Comments

By Dr. Gregory T. Williams Chief of Infectious Diseases Reliant Medical Group As more and more people become fully vaccinated, it’s natural to think that taking precautions such as …

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5 Healthy Habits to Shape Your Heart Health

Feb 19, 2021 / No Comments

By Robert Harizi, MD Chief of Cardiology Reliant Medical Group It’s always a good time to understand the importance of heart health and adopt healthier behaviors that can decrease …

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How to Avoid Skin Cancer

Feb 15, 2021 / No Comments

Learning the warning signs of melanoma could save your life! If you have a mole or pigmented area of the skin that shows any of the four melanoma warning …

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