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Vaccine Exemption Letters

Many companies and federal, state and municipal offices are requiring employees to be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus.  Reliant Medical Group supports vaccination for all eligible individuals.  Therefore, in …

Have You Gotten Your Flu Shot?

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 …

Can Exercising in the Morning Help You Lose More Weight?

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 …

Are You Washing Your Bath Towels Enough?

By Lauren Katz, NP Department of Family Practice There’s no cleaner feeling than taking a warm, refreshing shower and reaching over for a fluffy bath towel. But wait – …

Cancer-Fighting HPV Vaccine Approved for Use in Older Adults

By Dr. Michael Sheehy, MD Chief of Population Health and Analytics Reliant Medical Group           America’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved for the HPV vaccine to be given …

Should Yoga Be Your Only Workout Routine?

By Karen Fleming, NP Reliant Medical Group Internal Medicine The next time you roll out your yoga mat, chances are that you’re not alone – yoga is more popular …

Bike Helmets Make Summer Safer

By Dr. Herath Wijerathna Reliant Medical Group Internal Medicine Each year, more than 300,000 children go to the emergency room due to injuries caused on a bike. Accidents and …

Working Out Hard? Be Sure to Choose the Right Sports Drink

By Dr. Justin Dorfman, Reliant Medical Group Internal Medicine (Board-certified in Sports Medicine) Do you take your exercise seriously? Runners, cyclists, soccer players and other athletes who engage in …

I’m an Adult, Do I Still Need to Get Vaccinated?

By Dr. Michael Sheehy, Chief of Population Health and Analytics Reliant Medical Group Many adults believe that other than for the flu, vaccines are for kids. However, it’s very important …

Going Abroad? Here’s How to Safeguard Your Health

Getting sick while vacationing in the US is one thing, but becoming ill abroad is a different ball-game. Care can be a lot harder to find and more expensive. …

Can Drinking Coffee Really Help You Live Longer?

It’s a good time to be a coffee lover – especially if you want to live a long life. You may have seen in the news lately that according …

Thinking of Going Vegan?

Karen Flemming, NP Internal Medicine Chances are, you probably know someone who has “gone vegan.” While this type of lifestyle has become more popular than ever, it’s still a …

Warm Weather and Automobiles Can Be a Deadly Mix

By Dr. Eric Lupoli Reliant Medical Group Internal Medicine Death by heatstroke in cars continues to be a problem in America. Since 1998, the average number of deaths caused …

Don’t Let Stress Ruin Your Health

Stress is a fact of life for all of us. We experience it at our jobs, at home, even when we are driving. A small amount of stress can …

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