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South Shore Health Joins EMS Champions Parade

South Shore Health was a proud participant recently in the annual “Convoy of Champions” parade, hosted by the Massachusetts Ambulance Association (MAA), to celebrate the dedication of Massachusetts’ Emergency Medical Services (EMS) professionals.

South Shore Health Joins EMS Champions Parade

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South Shore Health's Marketing & Communications Team poses for a photo at the 2024 NESHCo Awards

Marketing and Communications Team Earns High Honors at Lamplighter Awards Gala

It was a memorable evening for South Shore Health’s Marketing and Communications Team at the 34th Annual Lamplighter Awards Gala in Newport, RI last week!

Marketing and Communications Team Earns High Honors at Lamplighter Awards Gala

Todd Ellerin and other colleagues from South Shore Health post for a photo next to a Boston MedFlight airplane at the Convoy of Champions parade.

South Shore Health Joins EMS Champions Parade

South Shore Health was a proud participant recently in the annual “Convoy of Champions” parade, hosted by the Massachusetts Ambulance Association (MAA), to celebrate the dedication of Massachusetts’...

South Shore Health Joins EMS Champions Parade

Older ladies holding weights and smiling in a pool class

Summer Fitness Special – Shape up and Save!

Sign up for a Community Exercise class between Memorial Day and Labor Day and enjoy a 15% discount.

Summer Fitness Special – Shape up and Save!

Jean Conley, RN, Hsi-Pin Chen, MD, Kimberly Dever, MD and Andrew Gray, Operations Manager

South Shore Health Expands Outpatient Surgical Space

The state-of-the-Art center will offer a diverse range of surgical specialties for the South Shore Health community.

South Shore Health Expands Outpatient Surgical Space

Dr. Allen L. Smith has been elected to the MHA's Board of Trustees

Dr. Allen L. Smith joins the Massachusetts Health and Hospital Association's Board of Trustees

Allen L. Smith, MD, MS, President and CEO of South Shore Health, was recently voted onto the Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association (MHA) Board of Trustees. The MHA serves as the united voice for...

Dr. Allen L. Smith joins the Massachusetts Health and Hospital Association's Board of Trustees

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51 South Shore Health Physicians Named in Boston Magazine’s Top Doctors List

Weymouth, MA –Boston Magazine has named 51 South Shore Health physicians and surgeons to its 2024 ‘Top Doctors’ list. Representing 24 medical specialties and surgical services, the doctors who were...

51 South Shore Health Physicians Named in Boston Magazine’s Top Doctors List

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51 South Shore Health Physicians Named in Boston Magazine’s Top Doctors List

Weymouth, MA –Boston Magazine has named 51 South Shore Health physicians and surgeons to its 2024 ‘Top Doctors’ list. Representing 24 medical specialties and surgical services, the doctors who were...

51 South Shore Health Physicians Named in Boston Magazine’s Top Doctors List

Several nurse leader colleagues pose for a photo at a December 2023 Organization of Nurse Leaders meeting.

South Shore Health Nurse Leaders and Emerging Nurse Leaders Attend Organization of Nurse Leaders Winter Quarterly Meeting

Nurse leaders and emerging nurse leaders from across South Shore Health attended the meeting, with four South Shore Health colleagues successfully submitting abstracts for poster presentation.

South Shore Health Nurse Leaders and Emerging Nurse Leaders Attend Organization of Nurse Leaders Winter Quarterly Meeting

Justin and Renai Townsend hold their New Year's baby, which was born in the backseat of their car.

Baby on the Way! Bridgewater Mom Delivers in the Backseat

When she felt the first contractions at 11:15 p.m. New Year’s Eve, Renai Townsend thought she had time to get to Boston to deliver her second child. “I thought they were Braxton Hicks contractions...

Baby on the Way! Bridgewater Mom Delivers in the Backseat

(L-R) Kathy Bruce, Associate Chief Nursing Officer, Parent Child Division; Allen L. Smith, President & CEO, South Shore Health; William Johnston, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, South Shore Health; Representative James Murphy of Weymouth; and Senator Patrick O’Connor of Weymouth.

South Shore Health Celebrates New Pediatric Space

South Shore Health has announced the completion of an important hospital renovation project, which includes a modernized unit for its youngest patients. “Despite all of the challenges in healthcare at...

South Shore Health Celebrates New Pediatric Space

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Chemotherapy Orientation Class Back in Session

Cancer Center program informs, supports and comforts patients going through treatment.

Chemotherapy Orientation Class Back in Session

A mother looks at a thermometer with her hand on her child's forehead.

Guidance for Parents Seeking Fever-Reducing Medication for Children

There's a shortage of pediatric fever-reducing medication, driven by supply chain issues and a surge in demand. This open letter from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and the...

Guidance for Parents Seeking Fever-Reducing Medication for Children

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Summer Safety Tips for Kids

From backyard barbecues, beach days and pool parties, to biking, boating, swimming and camping, summer vacation provides plenty of fun activities to keep children busy and entertained. But it’s also important to keep them safe by following these tips.

Summer Safety Tips for Kids

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Four Reasons to Get Your MRI at South Shore Health

If you’ve ever had an injury and needed advanced imaging to diagnose the cause of the pain in your knee, hip, shoulder or elsewhere, you know there is a drawn-out process to follow before you can have that achy joint scanned. South Shore Health is making it easier to get an MRI.

Four Reasons to Get Your MRI at South Shore Health

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How to Maintain Better Balance as You Age

Declining muscle mass and a variety of medical conditions can contribute to a loss of balance as we age, making us more vulnerable to falls and injury. But there are things you can do to maintain and even build better balance. Community Exercise Program Manager Jennifer Logan offers these tips.

How to Maintain Better Balance as You Age

A group of kids splashes and laughs while swimming in a pool

Water and Swimming Safety: Tips to Prevent Drowning

On average, there are ten fatal drownings per day in the United States. Drownings happen in seconds and are often silent. Drowning is a leading cause of death in children, particularly between the ages of 1 and 9 years old. It’s also a leading cause of death in adolescents, who are more likely to overestimate their skills and underestimate a dangerous situation.

Water and Swimming Safety: Tips to Prevent Drowning

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Colleague Spotlight: Celebrating Jake O'Brien!

This month, we're proud to celebrate nurse Jake O'Brien as the recipient of our Colleague Spotlight Award! Learn more about what led to his nomination.

Colleague Spotlight: Celebrating Jake O'Brien!

A woman lies in bed unable to sleep and watching the clock

How You Can Get a Better Night’s Sleep

May is Better Sleep Month a time to highlight the importance of quality sleep for physical, mental and emotional health. According to the CDC, a third of U.S. adults report they get less than the recommended amount of sleep each day. And studies show insufficient sleep is linked to many chronic diseases and conditions —including type 2 diabetes, obesity, heart disease, and depression.

How You Can Get a Better Night’s Sleep