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Having Trouble Getting Pregnant? Here’s What You Need to Know.

Apr 3, 2020 / No Comments

By Michele Sinopoli, MD Department of OB-Gyn Reliant Medical Group April 19th – 25th is National Infertility Awareness Week. So we thought it would be a good time to talk about this …

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Helping Children Deal with Stress in the Time of COVID-19

Apr 2, 2020 / 1 Comment

By Michelle Dalal, MD Reliant Medical Group Pediatrics Dealing with change can be hard for everyone. The COVID-19 pandemic has closed schools, affected workplaces, and drastically changed our daily …

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Coronavirus: What You Need to Know

Mar 10, 2020 / No Comments

We are taking every action possible to protect our patients, our clinical staff and the community from COVID-19. Learn more about how you can protect yourself and how we’re …

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Dr. William Balcom on establishing one of Massachusetts’ 1st total knee replacement programs

Mar 3, 2020 / 3 Comments

William Balcom, MD, a Reliant Medical Group orthopedic surgeon, recently performed the first outpatient total knee replacement at The Surgery Center in Shrewsbury. Dr. Balcom spoke with Becker’s Healthcare …

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Medical Mythbuster: Is Yogurt a Healthy Snack?

Feb 27, 2020 / No Comments

When it’s time to reach for a snack, many people like to choose yogurt. But many yogurts contain much more sugar than you think (some over 30 grams). So …

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What Really Happens When We Sneeze?

Feb 20, 2020 / No Comments

You may have wondered how a sneeze comes on so suddenly. Sneezing is actually a complex process which although it happens in an instant, involves your brain, your lungs, …

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Is Your Child at Risk for Heart Problems?

Feb 2, 2020 / No Comments

By Robert Harizi, MD Chief of Cardiology Reliant Medical Group Many of us probably think that heart problems are something that only happens to those who are middle-aged or …

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Get the Scoop on Your Poop

Jan 28, 2020 / No Comments

By Dr. Ye Li Department of Family Practice You may not want to discuss it at the dinner table, but your poop can tell you a lot about your …

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Reliant Medical Group Establishes Integrated Behavioral, Physical Care Model in Central Massachusetts

Jan 20, 2020 / No Comments

The Telegram & Gazette recently published an article about Reliant’s new integrated care model that has behavioral health professionals working closely with primary care providers. Read the full article …

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How to Reduce the Effects of Chronic Stress

Jan 9, 2020 / No Comments

Dr. Quang Le, a ReadyMED physician, offers these tips on how to reduce the effects of chronic stress. 

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Orthopedic Walk-In Urgent Care Now Available at ReadyMED

Jan 4, 2020 / No Comments

Our ReadyMED location at 234 Washington Street in Hudson is now offering Orthopedic walk-in care, every Saturday from 9:00AM to 1:00PM. Receive immediate care by an Orthopedic Specialist for: …

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Help Keep Babies Safe this Flu Season!

Jan 2, 2020 / No Comments

By Dr. Alwyn Rapose Division of Infectious Diseases Transmitting a cold or the flu to babies as well as the elderly can be deadly in some cases. What’s more, …

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Have You Gotten Your Flu Shot?

Dec 17, 2019 / No Comments

Whether you are young, old, or somewhere in between, getting an annual flu shot is important. The flu can spread quickly and in some cases can lead to serious …

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How to Prevent Those Holiday Meltdowns

Dec 13, 2019 / No Comments

By Dr. Tara Thurston Department of Pediatrics Few things are more dreaded than when your toddler throws a huge temper tantrum in front of the family during the holidays. …

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I Have a Cold, is it Still Okay if I Work Out?

Dec 10, 2019 / No Comments

By Dr. Ye Li Department of Family Practice Some people just hate to miss a workout, even when they are feeling less than their best. So, is it all …

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Life after Bariatric Surgery Group Recipes of the Month – November 2019

Nov 19, 2019 / No Comments

Slow-Cooker Mediterranean Chicken & Chickpea Soup Makes 12 servings Ingredients 1½ cups dried chickpeas, soaked overnight 4 cups water 1 large yellow onion, finely chopped 1 (15 ounce) can …

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Free-Range Parenting – Is it Right for Your Family?

Oct 29, 2019 / No Comments

By Dr. Stacey Maslow Department of Pediatrics If you are a parent, chances are you’ve heard of “free-range parenting.” Advocates of free-range parenting believe that independence is fostered in …

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How to Prevent Eye Injuries

Oct 20, 2019 / No Comments

By Dr. Joseph Silva, OD Department of Eye Services  Did you know that October is eye injury prevention month? In America, eye injuries affect about 2.5 million people every …

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Getting the Most Out of Your Visit to Your Doctor

Oct 15, 2019 / No Comments

By Dr. Amanda Vitko Department of Family Practice Whether you are seeing your primary care provider or a specialist, it’s important to get the most out of your visit …

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A Touch of Blue for Breast Cancer Awareness

Oct 15, 2019 / No Comments

Dr. Bradley Switzer, Reliant Medical Group Hematologist/Oncologist, was interviewed by the Telegram & Gazette about men and breast cancer. Dr. Switzer recommends that men perform self-exams on themselves. Read …

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Medical Mythbuster: Is it Dangerous to Eat Tuna While Pregnant?

Oct 6, 2019 / No Comments

By Dr. Michele Sinopoli Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Most experts agree that it’s safe to consume tuna if you are pregnant, but you do need to be careful …

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Can Exercising in the Morning Help You Lose More Weight?

Oct 2, 2019 / No Comments

By Dr. Justin Dorfman Department of Internal Medicine (Board-Certified in Sports Medicine) Can working out at 7:00am instead of 7:00pm help you lose more weight? According to a new …

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Be Safe with School Backpacks – Key Tips to Lighten the Load!

Sep 30, 2019 / 2 Comments

By Dr. Stacey Maslow, Department of Pediatrics Reliant Medical Group These days it seems like the average schoolchild is carrying more things in their backpack than ever before.  Unfortunately, lugging …

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Medicare Open Enrollment Starts in October!

Sep 20, 2019 / No Comments

Medicare Open Enrollment for 2020 begins this fall and runs from October 15th – December 7th. This is the time of year when most seniors have the option of making …

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Life after Bariatric Surgery Group Recipes of the Month – September 2019

Sep 17, 2019 / No Comments

Slow-Cooked Yellow Pea Soup Makes 6 servings Ingredients 1⅓ cups yellow split peas, rinsed and sorted 2 cups chopped yellow onions 2 cups sliced carrots 1½ cups sliced parsnips …

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