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Medical Minute: Sports-Related Concussions

Jul 19, 2018 / No Comments

Jonathan Ponte, Nurse Practitioner, from Reliant Medical Group’s orthopedic surgery department, visited the Worcester Bravehearts field to discuss the signs of concussions and their prevalence in sports.

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Life after Bariatric Surgery Group Recipes of the Month – July 2018

Jul 17, 2018 / No Comments

Tasty summer recipes for yourself or to bring to gatherings! Chicken and Cucumber Salad with Parsley Pesto Makes 6 servings Ingredients ½ cup packed fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves (from …

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For Children and Families, Time Spent Outdoors Can Be More Valuable Than You Think

Jul 15, 2018 / No Comments

By Mary Ellen Dugan, MD Department of Pediatrics, Southboro Medical Group As a pediatrician for 30 years, I have oftentimes been inspired and sometimes saddened by changes in our …

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Recent Deaths Highlight Need for Suicide Prevention

Jul 10, 2018 / 2 Comments

By Dr. Leslie Bourne Chief of Behavioral Health, Reliant Medical Group Recently, many Americans were shocked by the deaths of celebrities Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain. Their deaths remind …

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Play Hard, Play Safe

Jul 5, 2018 / No Comments

By Dr. Stacey Maslow Department of Pediatrics, Reliant Medical Group Children love to play! Playgrounds can be fun, exciting, creative places to play.  Every pediatrician, however, has treated children …

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Hungry Children is a Problem No One Should Ignore

Jun 29, 2018 / No Comments

“Are you having trouble putting food on the table?” As a parent, you might be somewhat taken aback when your pediatrician asks you this question or you see it …

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Thinking of Choosing a Midwife?

Jun 20, 2018 / No Comments

By Lynne Masterson, CNM Reliant Obstetrics and Gynecology Dept. Many women first consider a midwife’s services when they find out they are pregnant. Others look for a midwife to …

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Life after Bariatric Surgery Group Recipes of the Month – June 2018

Jun 19, 2018 / No Comments

  Fun recipes to bring to barbeques or to serve when hosting one! Creamy Artichoke Dip Makes 15 servings Ingredients 3 garlic cloves 18 ounces frozen artichoke hearts, thawed …

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Medical Minute: Hyperthyroidism

Jun 1, 2018 / No Comments

Dr. Joseph Cohen, Director of Endocrinology at Reliant Medical Group, speaks on hyperthyroidism, a condition where the thyroid produces too many hormones. To learn about hypothyroidism, watch Dr. Cohen’s …

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Reliant Partners to Open New Surgery Center in Shrewsbury

May 30, 2018 / No Comments

Reliant Medical Group is pleased to announce that we have partnered with UMass Memorial Healthcare and Shields Healthcare Group to open a new surgery center in Shrewsbury. Learn more …

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Medical Minute: Hypothyroidism

May 24, 2018 / No Comments

We spoke with Dr. Joseph Cohen, Director of Endocrinology, to learn about thyroid conditions and the symptoms of hypothyroidism. To learn about hyperthyroidism, watch Dr. Cohen’s other video here.

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Baby-Led Weaning Gains in Popularity

May 22, 2018 / 1 Comment

By Dr. Stacey Maslow Reliant Medical Group Pediatrics It’s a classic image that most of us are familiar with – a parent spoon-feeding some baby food to a child …

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Bike Helmets Make Summer Safer

May 20, 2018 / No Comments

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 …

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National Prevention Week Honors Mental Health Awareness

May 13, 2018 / No Comments

The third week of May each year is National Prevention Week. The theme for 2018 is “Action today. Healthier Tomorrow”. This theme is meant to increase awareness of the …

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Midlife Exercise May Decrease Dementia Risks, Offer Other Health Benefits

May 10, 2018 / 3 Comments

By Dr. Michael Sheehy Chief of Population Health and Analytics Reliant Medical Group Oftentimes, one of the biggest fears people have as they get older is the risk of …

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Medical Minute: Tech Neck and Texting Thumb

Apr 26, 2018 / 2 Comments

Tech neck and texting thumb are common afflictions for those who spend a lot of time on their cell phones. We spoke with Martha Robillard, Occupational Therapist, to learn about how …

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Can Music Help Improve Your Workout?

Apr 20, 2018 / 1 Comment

By Dr. Robert Harizi Division Chief, Reliant Medical Group Cardiology Ever notice that people at the gym seem to spend more time finding the right song on their workout …

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STDs Are Increasing in the US: How You Can Stay Safe.

Apr 10, 2018 / No Comments

By Dr. Alwyn Rapose Division of Infectious Diseases Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are on the rise in the U.S and according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), they …

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Is My Cold or Flu Still Contagious?

Apr 2, 2018 / No Comments

By Dr. Joseph DiFranza Department of Family Medicine – Fitchburg Reliant Medical Group We all seem to get sick at the most inopportune time – just before a big …

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

Mar 26, 2018 / No Comments

By Dr. Justin Dorfman, Southboro 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 …

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Is it Time for Your Colonoscopy?

Mar 20, 2018 / 4 Comments

By Dr. Michael Papper Reliant Medical Group Gastroenterology Doctors know that screening for colorectal cancer is an exam that truly saves lives. We also know that patients sometimes delay …

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Postpartum Depression in Men and Women is More Common Than You Think

Mar 19, 2018 / No Comments

By Dr. Michele Sinopoli, Reliant Medical Group Obstetrics and Gynecology While many women experience mood changes around the birth of a child, approximately 15-20% suffer serious symptoms of depression …

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Life after Bariatric Surgery Group Recipes of the Month – March 2018

Mar 8, 2018 / No Comments

Spring Risotto Makes 4 servings Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 small onion, chopped 2 cups sliced mushrooms 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1/2 cup white wine or chicken broth …

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Hair-Loss Treatments Have Come a Long Way…is the Comb-Over a Thing of the Past?

Mar 2, 2018 / No Comments

By Dr. Kevin Anderson, Reliant Medical Group Internal Medicine Many people worry about losing their hair when they get older, and for good reason. Hair loss is quite common, …

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Why a Fever Can Be Beneficial When Your Child is Sick

Feb 23, 2018 / No Comments

By Dr. Danielle Moncrieffe Reliant Medical Group Pediatrics Medical professionals know that a fever can actually benefit sick children and adults. However, many parents become stressed and concerned when …

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