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 …Continue Reading
What I Wish I Had Known About Anxiety
Mar 29, 2021 / No Comments
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 …Continue Reading
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 …Continue Reading
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 …Continue Reading
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 …Continue Reading
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 …Continue Reading
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 …Continue Reading
Medical Mythbuster: Can Your Diet Provide All the Vitamin D You Need?
Feb 12, 2021 / No Comments
By David Carlson, MD Department of Family Practice Southborough & Milford While certain foods such as seafood, beef, and eggs do contain healthy amounts of vitamin D, and other …Continue Reading
Early Detection is the Key to Preventing One of the Most Dangerous Cancers in Women
Jan 25, 2021 / No Comments
January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, an ideal time to learn more about how to prevent cervical cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, over 13,000 cases of invasive …Continue Reading
Jan 24, 2021 / No Comments
While the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period ended on December 7th, people on Medicare can change to a 5-star Medicare plan anytime during the year. Tufts Medicare Preferred is the only 5-star …Continue Reading
Medical Mythbuster: Can Wearing a Mask Cause Acne?
Jan 20, 2021 / No Comments
By Dr. Sarita Nori Division of Dermatology Unfortunately, this is true. Many people call it “maskne,” for mask-related acne. Dermatologists know that blocking of the skin surface can cause …Continue Reading
It’s not too late to get your flu shot!
Dec 1, 2020 / No Comments
Book an appointment through MyChart. This year, getting a flu vaccine is more important than ever. Flu vaccines are the best way to protect yourself, your loved ones and …Continue Reading
Making the Holidays More Joyful for Older Adults
Dec 1, 2020 / No Comments
By Danielle Barry, PhD Psychologist, Division of Behavioral Health The holidays are often a stressful time for many people, but the Covid-19 pandemic has made it even more difficult …Continue Reading
Helping Your Kids Cope with Stress from Covid-19
Nov 30, 2020 / No Comments
By Laura Ting, MD Department of Family Practice Reliant Medical Group Just like adults, many children are having trouble coping with the stress of the Covid-19 pandemic. Family life …Continue Reading
Have You Had Your Mammogram This Year?
Oct 20, 2020 / No Comments
By Alison Shelales, RN Breast Cancer Nurse Navigator Reliant Medical Group October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an ideal time to learn more about breast cancer screening. Regular mammograms …Continue Reading
Stressed about the upcoming election? You’re not alone! Check out these 4 tips to support yourself.
Oct 18, 2020 / No Comments
By Kathryn Allen, LICSW Behavioral Health Provider Reliant Medical Group Regardless of where you fall on the political spectrum, one thing many of us have in common is an …Continue Reading
Agoraphobia Could be a Hidden Danger of Covid-19 Pandemic
Sep 28, 2020 / No Comments
By Samuel Nordberg, PhD Chief of Behavioral Health Reliant Medical Group For many months, Covid-19 has caused most of us to dramatically change our daily routines, including avoiding people …Continue Reading
Life after Bariatric Surgery Group Recipes of the Month – September 2020
Sep 16, 2020 / No Comments
Salmon with Chopped Tomatillo Salad Makes 4 servings Ingredients 1 ¼ pounds salmon fillet, cut into 4 portions 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided ¾ teaspoon kosher salt, divided …Continue Reading
Flu in a World of COVID-19: Why This Year’s Flu Shot is Critical
Sep 10, 2020 / 8 Comments
By Gregory T. Williams, MD Chief of Infectious Diseases Reliant Medical Group It’s the annual guidance we receive every year from healthcare experts across the country: Be sure to …Continue Reading
Preparing Your Children Emotionally for Returning to School
Aug 12, 2020 / 4 Comments
By Lloyd Fisher, MD Reliant Medical Group Pediatrics President, Massachusetts Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics Dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic has been particularly difficult for families with …Continue Reading
Medical Mythbuster: Does Peeling a Sunburn Makes it Heal Faster?
Aug 10, 2020 / No Comments
By Cathleen Case, NP Reliant Dermatology The correct answer is “no.” If you are unlucky enough to have a sunburn that peels, you should resist the urge to peel …Continue Reading
A Filthy Phone May Make You Sick – Here’s How to Disinfect It.
Aug 5, 2020 / No Comments
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 …Continue Reading
Planning a Vacation? Be Sure to Take Precautions for Covid-19
Jul 16, 2020 / 3 Comments
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, …Continue Reading
Life after Bariatric Surgery Group Recipes of the Month – July 2020
Jul 9, 2020 / No Comments
Mexican Stuffed Summer Squash Makes 2 servings Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray 1 yellow summer squash ½ cup Refried Black Beans or canned fat-free refried pinto beans with 1 teaspoon …Continue Reading