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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 / 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 …

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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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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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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 …

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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 …

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Medicare Corner

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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