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South Shore Health Introduces New Telehealth Service Called South Shore CareNow

South Shore CareNow allows consumers to see a doctor when and where they need it online or by using our mobile app for a flat fee of $49.99.

South Shore Health Introduces New Telehealth Service Called South Shore CareNow

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Luminaria honors Jim and Mary Bristol and Rose Di Pietro

Two visionaries, deep-rooted in the South Shore community and within the walls of South Shore Health will be honored at this year’s 8th annual Luminaria – a special evening designed to raise support...

Luminaria honors Jim and Mary Bristol and Rose Di Pietro

South Shore Health System receives the Guardian of Excellence Award for the sixth time

South Shore Health System receives Guardian of Excellence Award

South Shore Health System is pleased to announce it has been named a 2018 Guardian of Excellence Award® winner by Press Ganey. The award recognizes top-performing health care organizations that have...

South Shore Health System receives Guardian of Excellence Award

Meet the South Shore’s first baby of 2019

It’s a girl! Meet the South Shore’s first baby of 2019

Congratulations to the Kish family of Weymouth, whose daughter was the first baby born on the South Shore in 2019.

It’s a girl! Meet the South Shore’s first baby of 2019

Doctor Peter Orio, South Shore Health named top doctor

Boston Magazine names 41 South Shore Health physicians 'Top Doctors'

Boston Magazine has named 41 physicians and surgeons affiliated with South Shore Health to its 2019 ‘Top Doctors’ list. The group represents 17 areas of specialty.

Boston Magazine names 41 South Shore Health physicians 'Top Doctors'

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South Shore Hospital uses new approach on drug-addicted babies

A new way of caring for opioid-addicted newborns has allowed South Shore Hospital to reduce the use of withdrawal symptom medications by 25 percent over the past seven months and let pediatric...

South Shore Hospital uses new approach on drug-addicted babies

Flu season is ramping up

Flu season ramping up

Flu season is ramping up in Massachusetts. Will this year be worse than last? Dr. Jason Tracy, Chief of Emergency Medicine at South Shore Hospital, recently spoke with the Patriot Ledger and weighs in...

Flu season ramping up

Meet the South Shore’s first baby of 2019

It’s a girl! Meet the South Shore’s first baby of 2019

Congratulations to the Kish family of Weymouth, whose daughter was the first baby born on the South Shore in 2019.

It’s a girl! Meet the South Shore’s first baby of 2019

Eat, Sleep, Console

South Shore Hospital uses new approach on drug-addicted babies

A new way of caring for opioid-addicted newborns has allowed South Shore Hospital to reduce the use of withdrawal symptom medications by 25 percent over the past seven months and let pediatric...

South Shore Hospital uses new approach on drug-addicted babies

Flu season is ramping up

Flu season ramping up

Flu season is ramping up in Massachusetts. Will this year be worse than last? Dr. Jason Tracy, Chief of Emergency Medicine at South Shore Hospital, recently spoke with the Patriot Ledger and weighs in...

Flu season ramping up

Carbon Monoxide Warning

EMT carbon monoxide monitor saves South Shore family

After a poisoning scare in Weymouth, South Shore Health first responders and Weymouth officials warn about the dangers of carbon monoxide. Watch the WCVB-TV News report.

EMT carbon monoxide monitor saves South Shore family

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Ho, ho, ho - don't eat raw cookie dough: CDC

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns to “Say No To Raw Dough!” South Shore Health's, Dr. Todd Ellerin, spoke with ABC News and weighs in on the warning.

Ho, ho, ho - don't eat raw cookie dough: CDC

Dr. William Tollefsen

South Shore Hospital’s William Tollefsen, MD, receives Mark E. Weinstein Award

South Shore Hospital’s William Tollefsen, MD, was recently presented with the Mark E. Weinstein Award at the Metropolitan Boston Emergency Medical Services Council (MBEMSC) annual awards dinner on...

South Shore Hospital’s William Tollefsen, MD, receives Mark E. Weinstein Award

Exercise for Cancer Patients

An Integrative Approach to Cancer Care

Integrative therapies or complementary therapies for cancer patients offer mind and body care alongside standard cancer treatment. Learn from expert and leader in exercise physiology, Jen Logan, some of the best integrative therapies that can help patients feel their best while also managing the side effects that often come with cancer and cancer treatment.

An Integrative Approach to Cancer Care

Run Boston with Team SSHS in 2019

Eight Reasons to Join South Shore Health's Boston Marathon Team

Want to support cancer care on the South Shore? Learn more about supporting Team SSH as they run the 2019 Boston Marathon.

Eight Reasons to Join South Shore Health's Boston Marathon Team

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6 Reasons to Join South Shore Health's Pan-Mass Challenge Team

Riding the 2019 PMC? Join Team SSHS to support cancer patients on the South Shore. Learn more about the benefits of joining our team!

6 Reasons to Join South Shore Health's Pan-Mass Challenge Team

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Five Benefits of Nutrition & Diabetes Education in a Group Setting

It can be intimidating at first, but you may find that group education is even better than what you receive in an individual session with your provider. Here's why.

Five Benefits of Nutrition & Diabetes Education in a Group Setting

Preemie in Radiant Warmer

Brave Beginnings Helps our Tiniest Patients Survive and Thrive

Earlier this year, Brave Beginnings awarded a grant to the South Shore Health Foundation & Friends to purchase two radiant warmers for our NICU. These devices, which are used when open access and external heat are simultaneously required, help provide an unsurpassed healing environment for critically-ill preemies.

Brave Beginnings Helps our Tiniest Patients Survive and Thrive

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What To Do When Your Medication is Recalled

Patients on valsartan, a blood pressure medication, have seen the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issue several recalls recently. Even if you’re not affected by this issue, you should know the steps to take if a medication you use is recalled.

What To Do When Your Medication is Recalled