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What You Need to Know About Measles Vaccine

May 28, 2019 / 1 Comment

By Dr. Alwyn Rapose Division of Infectious Diseases Measles is a disease that has been making headlines across the nation in recent months. Outbreaks have occurred in 23 states, …

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Does Your Child Need Juice?

May 10, 2019 / No Comments

By Jocelyn Durrenberger, NP Department of Pediatrics The evidence clearly says “no.” Even though I raised my three kids on water, juice and milk and my mother raised us …

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Still Spanking Your Kids? Here’s Six Other Ways to Encourage Better Behavior

Apr 20, 2019 / 1 Comment

By Dr. David Gilchrist Department of Family Practice, Reliant Medical Group Fortunately, most parents understand that spanking isn’t the best way to discipline their children. Most experts believe that …

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Six Ways to Promote Empathy in Children

Jan 28, 2019 / No Comments

By Helene Titelbaum, LICSW Pediatric Integrated Behavioral Health Clinician   There’s no doubt that we live in an increasingly self-centered age. Whether attention-seeking celebrities or friends and family addicted …

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How to Make Healthier Choices When Eating Fast Food

Oct 4, 2018 / No Comments

By Stacey Maslow, MD Southborough Medical Group Pediatrics No matter where you live, you’re probably not far from a fast food restaurant. While convenient for our on-the-go lifestyles, many …

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Medical Minute: Preparing Your Child for School

Aug 9, 2018 / No Comments

We spoke with Dr. William Horgan at our Milford Pediatrics office about how to prepare your child for school, and for kindergarten in particular. Dr. Horgan is welcoming new …

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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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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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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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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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“Tide Pod Challenge” is the Latest Dangerous Teen Fad

Feb 6, 2018 / No Comments

Teenagers have always been prone to faddish trends (and sometimes doing dumb things) but more recent fads, such as the “Tide pod challenge” and “fire challenge,” have risen to …

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February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

Feb 1, 2018 / No Comments

Did you know that American students miss 51 million hours of school every year because of oral health problems? “Cavities and other oral health problems can lead to progressive …

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Anxiety in College Students, When and Where to Get Help

Dec 11, 2017 / No Comments

By Dr. Danielle Moncrieffe Reliant Medical Group Pediatrics College can be an especially stressful time for students. Between homework, exams, and all-night study sessions, it is not surprising that …

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Is Someone Bullying Your Child?

Sep 26, 2017 / 1 Comment

By Dr. Danielle Moncrieffe Reliant Pediatrics Unfortunately, bullying is a fact of life for many children. And it’s a problem that isn’t going away. According to one recent study …

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Child Car Seats Save Lives!

Aug 18, 2017 / No Comments

By Dr. Stacey Maslow Southboro Medical Group Pediatrics Many people don’t realize that car crashes are one of the leading causes of death for young children. That’s why making sure …

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Talking to Your Children When a Family Pet Dies

Jul 19, 2017 / No Comments

For many children, a family pet passing away is their first experience with death. While this is a sad event, it is an opportune time for parents to help …

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Cord Blood Banking- Making an Informed Decision

Jul 18, 2017 / No Comments

By Michelle Dalal, MD Reliant Medical Group Pediatrics There are many choices new parents make when a baby is on the way. As technology has progressed, some parents are …

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Dr. Michelle Dalal Receives 2017 Health Equity Hero Award

Jun 16, 2017 / No Comments

Congratulations to Dr. Michelle Dalal, one of our Milford pediatricians, who was honored this morning by Delta Dental as their 2017 “Health Equity Hero”. She was recognized for her …

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Know the Symptoms of Hand Foot and Mouth Disease – a Common Summer Illness

Jun 14, 2017 / No Comments

Stacy Maslow, MD, Pediatrics Hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) is an easily spread infection that is common in young children. However, adults can also be infected with this disease, …

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What Does the Color of Your Snot Mean?

May 24, 2017 / No Comments

We know it’s kind of a gross topic to talk about boogers, but haven’t you ever wondered what the different colors of your mucous means? We spoke with otolaryngologist, Dr. …

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I’ve Just Found a Tick Bite– Now What Do I Do?

May 10, 2017 / 18 Comments

Many scientists believe that 2017 will be a troublesome year for ticks in our area due to the mild winter weather. So it’s important to know what to do …

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New HPV Vaccine Guidelines Affect Dosages

May 8, 2017 / No Comments

The CDC recently recommended that 11- to 12-year-olds receive two doses of HPV vaccine at least six months apart rather than the previously recommended three doses to protect against …

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Teen Won’t Talk? Here’s Seven Tips to Get Your Child to Open Up

Mar 10, 2017 / No Comments

By Leslie Bourne, PhD Division Chief, Behavioral Health Reliant Medical Group As most parents know, it’s not always easy talking to a teen. Kids tend to communicate well when …

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