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Medicare Open Enrollment is Here!

Sep 25, 2018 / No Comments

Medicare Open Enrollment for 2019 begins this fall and runs from October 15th – December 7th. This is the time of year when most seniors have the option of …

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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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Psoriasis – Maybe Not so Heartbreaking After All

Apr 5, 2017 / No Comments

If you are of a certain age, you may remember an advertising campaign that talked about the “heartbreak of psoriasis.” The phrase struck a chord as psoriasis sufferers did …

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Can Owning a Dog Help Protect You From Heart Disease?

Jan 3, 2017 / 2 Comments

Our canine companions may be more important than we think when it comes to our heart health. In fact, a panel of experts from the American Heart Association (AHA) …

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7 Tips for Sex After 60

Nov 18, 2016 / 4 Comments

According to more than a few national studies, seniors are having a lot more sex than most people think. In fact, data from the University of Chicago’s National Social …

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Congratulations Tufts Health Plan!

Oct 30, 2016 / No Comments

Tufts Medicare Preferred HMO, the only Medicare Advantage plan accepted at Reliant Medical Group, received the highest quality rating from Medicare for 2018! Eligible patients can now enroll anytime …

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Play it Safe With Your Medications

Oct 23, 2016 / No Comments

As we get older, we tend to take more and more medications. While these medications often help us live longer and healthier lives, they can also be dangerous if …

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Can You Train Your Brain to Reduce the Incidence of Dementia?

Sep 18, 2016 / 1 Comment

Since everyone who gets older can be affected by dementia, finding a way to prevent it is something researchers have long looked for. Finally, scientists may have found a …

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Do You Really Need a Multivitamin?

Jul 18, 2016 / 2 Comments

Lots of people, especially those over age 55, like to take a multivitamin each day. But despite their popularity, there is almost no scientific evidence that taking a multivitamin …

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Should You Get a Lung Cancer Screening?

Jun 10, 2016 / No Comments

We know that people who smoke or have been frequent smokers in the past are much more likely to develop lung cancer. Low-dose computed tomography (CT) scans have proven …

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Learn the Seven Key Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

May 20, 2016 / 4 Comments

Alzheimer’s disease causes a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills, as well as other problems. The older you get, the greater your chances of getting Alzheimer’s disease. …

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Learn How Exercise Can Help You Fight Off Type 2 Diabetes

Apr 16, 2016 / No Comments

There’s no doubt that Type 2 diabetes is becoming an increasingly bigger health problem across our country. Millions of Americans suffer from this disease and the risk rises with …

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Hidden Dangers of Taking Supplements

Mar 5, 2016 / No Comments

More and more people are taking over-the-counter supplements these days, including seniors. Many people believe these supplements can enhance their health. However, it’s important to be aware that many …

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Family Health History Leaves a Lasting Legacy

Feb 25, 2016 / No Comments

Creating a family health history can be very valuable, especially for your family’s children and grandchildren. Doctors have known for a long time that both common and rare diseases …

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Reliant Cardiologists Get to the Heart of the Matter

Jan 20, 2016 / No Comments

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 …

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Coping With Depression Around the Holidays

Dec 20, 2015 / 2 Comments

It’s sad but true, while many of us love the holidays some seniors can have a particularly difficult time and often suffer from “the holiday blues.” The winter holiday …

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Seniors and Anxiety Disorders – Getting Over the Fear

Aug 20, 2015 / 2 Comments

Anxiety is a normal part of life, all of us get stressed out at times. However, an anxiety disorder is a different, much more serious problem. When a person …

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Health Tip: Adjust Diuretic Medications During the Summer Months

Jul 28, 2015 / No Comments

Diuretics (also known as water pills) are often prescribed to control high blood pressure and congestive heart failure. Diuretics work by making the body excrete more sodium into the …

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Seniors and Salt – A Delicate Balance

May 10, 2015 / No Comments

Chances are, if you are a senior, your doctor has talked to you about your salt intake. Consuming too little or too much salt can have consequences for your …

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Dangerous Falls and How to Prevent Them

Apr 8, 2015 / No Comments

All it takes just a simple slip or misstep to suffer from a fall. It’s one thing to take a tumble when you are young, but once you are …

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You’re Never Too Old To Exercise

Mar 9, 2015 / No Comments

Let’s face it, nobody likes to get older and we think that as we age, we can do the same things we used to be able to do 20, …

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Senior Safety Tip: Be Extra Careful on Walkways

Feb 10, 2015 / No Comments

During a difficult, snowy winter like this, it’s all too easy to take a dangerous fall. Most seniors are better off hiring someone to clear snow from their driveway …

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Diseases That Can Affect Aging Eyes

Jan 23, 2015 / No Comments

Most of us take our good vision for granted, but millions of Americans suffer from serious vision problems. The leading causes of poor vision in the U.S. are eye …

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Are You Getting Enough Sleep?

Jan 20, 2015 / No Comments

Medical experts agree that a lack of sleep takes a toll on your mind, body, and overall health. A good night’s rest doesn’t just make you feel good, it …

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It’s Not Too Late to Get Your Flu Shot!

Jan 14, 2015 / No Comments

As long as the flu virus is still spreading, it’s not too late to get your vaccination. Flu season typically peaks between December and February, but significant flu activity …

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