Health in Leominster, MA

Selecting quick, nutritious meals for hot summer days is not always easy for elders who are more sensitive to heat exhaustion and dehydration when the temperatures rise. Loss of appetite, poor sleep and wilting energy are common for older adults in hot weather, so can certain foods and drinks help cool the body?

These recipes are seasoned with some flavor enhancing herbs and spices to add a little flavor variety to everyday foods. Smokin’ Paprika Chicken Makes 6 servings Ingredients ½ teaspoon ...

Dr. Alwyn Rapose, a doctor of infectious diseases at Reliant Medical Group, explains the importance of getting the measles vaccine.

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 ...

While plants and flowers can be a joy to look at, they can also be much more hazardous than people think – especially to pets and children. So whether ...

Reliant Medical Group answers this Medical Mythbuster question: "can houseplants make you sick"? Find out now if this is fact or fiction.

Reliant Medical Group answers the popular question "does eating chocolate cause acne?" Find out if this is a myth or a fact.

These recipes are wonderful for meal planning. They can be made to eat immediately and then can be frozen for another day. Raspberry Frozen Yogurt Makes 4 cups Great ...

Urinary incontinence, or the unwanted leakage of urine, is a common and frustrating complaint among women. The amount of leakage can be small to large, and can happen only ...

Most people don’t apply sunscreen before they get into their car each day. However, if you do a lot of driving maybe you should. While it’s true that you ...

National Healthcare Decisions Month Focuses on the Importance of Advance Care Planning, by Nancy Swayze, a geritatrician at Reliant Medical Group.

Anxiety in college students can be common, and Reliant Medical Group explains where and how college students can find help.

Reliant Medical Group discusses the problem of hungry children and offers suggestions of how to feed your child healthy food on a small budget.

Just because its allergy season doesn’t mean you have to stay indoors, Reliant Medical Group gives you 4 ways to find relief.

Meningitis is a disease caused by the inflammation of the protective membranes covering the brain and spinal cord known as the meninges. The inflammation is usually caused by an infection of the fluid surrounding the brain and spinal cord. Meningitis is also referred to as spinal meningitis.

Need to bring an appetizer or some food you know you can eat to a family gathering? Here are a couple of crowd pleasers that will also keep you ...

All of Us Research Program The All of Us Research Program is a large research program funded and managed by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) with the ...

Keeping eyes healthy is important for seniors. Here is a list from Reliant Medical Group of common eye problems that all seniors should be aware of.

Reliant Medical Group's Life After Bariatric Surgery group offers these monthly recipes. This month's recipes are healthy recipes for one.

This is a myth that has been around a long time…perhaps as long as people have been shaving. However, the answer is no; shaving doesn’t change the thickness, rate ...

By Danielle Barry, PhD Psychologist, Division of Behavioral Health Did you make a New Year’s resolution this year? Did you keep it? 45% of Americans make a New Year’s ...

A powerful and beautifully written account, centred on the experience of the author’s father, and identifying a crisis in care

Meet Dr. David Gilchrist, a Family Practice Physician at Reliant Medical Group! At Reliant, Dr. Gilchrist helps patients with a wide range of issues and also...

By Michele Sinopoli, MD Reliant Medical Group Obstetrics and Gynecology Many women enjoy the convenience of using a hormonal birth control method, such as oral contraceptive pills, arm implant, ...

March is Colonoscopy Awareness Month. We know that many people put off scheduling this potentially life-saving exam. However, we often hear from patients after the fact that it wasn’t ...

What You Need to Know About Having a Colonoscopy
During a colonoscopy, a flexible fiberoptic tube (colonscope) is passed through the rectum into the lower intestinal tract. This procedure allows the doctor to examine the lining of the rectum and the large intestine (colon) and to identify any abnormalities
About the procedure
A needle for intravenous (IV) medicines will be placed in your arm vein before…

Reliant Medical Group explains dangerous falls and how to remain alert and prevent them.

Reliant Medical Group OB/Gyn doctor Michele Sinopoli talks about postpartum depression and how it can affect many men and women.

Dr. Mary Ellen Dugan from Reliant Medical Group Pediatrics discusses how time spent outdoors can be beneficial for the health of you and your family.

Reliant Medical Group will open its latest new Central Massachusetts office on Monday in a former Price Chopper space in Shrewsbury.

Reliant Medical Group provides monthly tasty and nutritious recipes to help support patients who have had bariatric surgery.

By David B. Sommer, MD MPH Reliant Medical Group Neurology To forget is human. Our brains are not perfect machines, and we all forget important things sometimes. Most of ...

Reliant Medical Group addresses the quesiton of whether you should go to urgent care vs ER. Find out in which situations you should visit which.