Category Archives: Cardiology

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, …

Five Lifestyle Habits to Improve Your Heart Health

By Kenneth Kronlund, MD, FACP Medical Director, Quality and Risk Management It’s always a good time to think about the importance of heart health and ways to adopt healthier …

Feb 19, 2021 / Cardiology

5 Healthy Habits to Shape Your Heart Health

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 …

Feb 2, 2020 / Cardiology

Is Your Child at Risk for Heart Problems?

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 …

Medical Minute: Congestive Heart Failure

Nurse Practitioner Laura Small discusses the types of congestive heart failure, symptoms, and causes in this Medical Minute. Learn more about this chronic condition that affects the heart’s ability …

Medical Minute: Nuclear Stress Test Explained

In addition to an exercise stress test, your doctor may order a nuclear stress test. This is done by using an imaging machine to create pictures showing the blood …

Medical Minute: Stress Test and What to Expect

If you’ve been scheduled for an exercise stress test, watch this video to find out what to expect! Dr. Robert Harizi, Chief of Cardiology; Joan Arakelian, Nurse Practitioner, Cardiology; …

Feb 2, 2018 / Cardiology

Subtle Signs Can Signal a Heart Attack in Women

By Deepti Kumar, MD Reliant Medical Group Cardiology Many people think that a heart attack always begins with chest pain. And while it’s a very common sign of a …

Aug 10, 2017 / Cardiology

I Just Fainted, Should I See a Doctor?

By Dr. Robert Harizi Reliant Medical Group Cardiology It can happen to anyone. All of a sudden you feel a little dizzy and light-headed, and then, (thump!) you wake …

Feb 10, 2017 / Cardiology

Can You Really Die of a Broken Heart?

By Robert Harizi, MD Reliant Medical Group Cardiology Most of us have probably experienced a broken heart at some point in our lives, but can you really die from …

Jan 3, 2017 / Cardiology / Seniors

Can Owning a Dog Help Protect You From Heart Disease?

By Robert Harizi, MD Chief of Cardiology Reliant Medical Group Our canine companions may be more important than we think when it comes to our heart health. In fact, …

Medical Mythbuster: Do Women Have Heart Attacks?

The fact is, in the United States, more women die of heart disease than cancer, making it the leading cause of death for women in our country. Although people …

Jan 20, 2016 / Cardiology / Seniors

Reliant Cardiologists Get to the Heart of the Matter

The heart isn’t just one of the most important organs in the body, it’s also one of the most complicated. We don’t often think much about the complex functioning …

Know the Warning Signs of Heatstroke

Heatstroke is a very dangerous condition caused by the body overheating. It requires immediate treatment as it can be life-threatening. Look for these warning signs: High body temperature. A body …

Feb 10, 2015 / Cardiology

February is National Heart Month!

The month of February is a great time to learn more about your risk for heart disease and stroke. Our “5 Key Facts about Heart Disease” will help you …

Feb 5, 2015 / Cardiology

February 6th is National Go Red For Women Day

National Wear Red Day For Women occurs on the first Friday in February. Designed to urge women as well as people from all walks of life, businesses, towns, schools, …

Cardiologists Get to the Heart of the Problem

The heart isn’t just one of the most important organs in the body, it’s also one of the most complicated. We don’t often think much about the complex functioning …

Dr. Laidlaw from Cardiology Featured in the Telegram & Gazette

This weekend, Dr. Laidlaw from the Reliant Medical Group Department of Cardiology was featured in the “Business Matters” section of the Worcester Telegram & Gazette.  The article, entitled “Defibrillators, …

Heart Healthy Lifestyle Changes

These lifestyle changes can make a difference and lead to a healthier heart: Quit smoking as soon as possible Get a yearly flu shot Always track medications, dosage, and …

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