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An Important Message for our Patients

As COVID-19 is on the rise, we want to remind our patients to continue to be vigilant by staying up-to-date on vaccinations and following isolation/quarantine guidelines if exposed to …

The Benefits of Youth Sports Can Last a Lifetime

Oluyinka Reno, MD Department of Pediatrics Many families understand the importance of having children engage in Youth Sports. Participation in sports offers a host of benefits for children. These …

Jul 22, 2022 / Ophthalmology

Don’t Neglect Your Eye Health

By Marc Braithwaite, OD Chief Optometrist, Department of Eye Services We know, you’re busy. But just like you need to see your primary care provider on a regular basis …

Jul 13, 2022 / Nutrition

5 Great Reasons to Eat Blueberries

By Inmay MacNeil, MS, RD, LDN Reliant Nutrition Team, Bariatric Case Manager Known as a superfood, blueberries are low in calories and high in nutrients. However, there’s many more …

Jun 28, 2022 / Geriatrics / Neurology

What is Alzheimer’s Disease?

By Kate Williams, NP Division of Neurology June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, an ideal time to learn more about Alzheimer’s disease, including risk factors and how it …

Olive Oil – the healthy fat many agree on

By David Stein, MD Department of Internal Medicine We all get a lot of advice on what is, and what isn’t, a healthy diet. Fortunately, there’s one food that …

Jun 28, 2022 / Pediatrics

Tips to Prepare Your Child for Sleep-Away Camp

By Matthew Waugh, MD Department of Pediatrics A stay at a sleep-away summer camp can be a memorable and cherished experience of childhood. While summer camp can often help …

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 …

Poor Sleep Can Harm Your Health. New Technologies Can Help.

By Jason I. Kass, MD, PhD Division of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Getting a good night’s sleep is something we all want. Unfortunately, for the 50-70 million …

May 26, 2022 / Pediatrics

Baby Formula Shortage

If you are struggling to find baby formula during this shortage, check out these helpful tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics for guidance.

Medical Mythbuster: Does a Bull’s-eye Rash Always Occur with Lyme Disease?

Myth: A Bull’s-eye Rash Always Occurs with Lyme Disease By Alwyn Rapose, MD Division of Infectious Diseases This time of year, it’s important to know the common signs and …

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 …

Feeling Anxious or Stressed? Imagine What Your Teenager is Going Through…

By Rochelle Fritz, PhD Pediatric Behavioral Health Clinical Lead Integrated Behavioral Health Provider May is Mental Health Awareness Month, an ideal time to learn more about how mental health …

Always Bring a List of Your Medications to Your Appointments

By Kenneth Kronlun, MD Department of Internal Medicine Medical Director, Quality and Patient Safety   Whatever medical provider you see, whether it’s your PCP, a specialist, a provider at …

Our Gender Questions are Designed to Help Care for You Better

You’ve probably noticed that when you call or visit a Reliant office, we ask you a lot of questions. Starting soon, we are going to be asking you some …

Apr 29, 2022 / Pediatrics

Medical Mythbuster: Teething Can Cause Your Baby to Have a Fever…

By Kia McCarthy, NP Department of Pediatrics For seemingly forever, a host of symptoms and behaviors have been attributed to infant teething – including fever. However, it’s important for …

How to Choose Eyeglasses that Suit Your Face

By: Dan Delisle, Registered Optician  IN Style OPTICAL For many of us, picking out a new pair of eyeglasses can be a challenge. Although it seems there are endless …

Is it a Cold, Allergies or COVID-19?

By Gregory T. Williams, MD Chief of Infectious Disease This time of year, it can be difficult to know if your symptoms are the sign of a cold, allergies, …

Apr 11, 2022 / Cardiology

Congratulations Dr. Carlucci!

At the Heart and Stroke Ball held on Saturday, April 2nd in Worcester, Chair of Medical Specialties Dr. Daniel Carlucci accepted one of the American Heart Association’s highest honors, …

Mar 28, 2022 / Urogynecology

Women Don’t Have to Live with Bladder Leakage

By Leah Moynihan, NP Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Surgery Bladder leakage can be a difficult, and sometimes embarrassing problem. It might prevent you from going to exercise class …

Mar 28, 2022 / Pediatrics

Now Kids Can have Video Medical Appointments Day or Night

When your child is feeling sick, particularly in the evening or on a weekend, it can be difficult to get to the doctor’s office. With our Virtual Care Team, …

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