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Lisa Gould, MD, PhD Honored with Esteemed Robert A Warriner III Memorial Award

Congratulations to Lisa J Gould, MD, PhD , who received the prestigious Robert A Warriner III Award from the Association for the Advancement of Wound...

Lisa Gould, MD, PhD Honored with Esteemed Robert A Warriner III Memorial Award

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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

South Shore Health's Lisa Gould, MD, PhD poses for a photo holding a clear glass award.

Lisa Gould, MD, PhD Honored with Esteemed Robert A Warriner III Memorial Award

Congratulations to Lisa J Gould, MD, PhD , who received the prestigious Robert A Warriner III Award from the Association for the Advancement of Wound Care (AAWC) at their recent virtual town hall...

Lisa Gould, MD, PhD Honored with Esteemed Robert A Warriner III Memorial Award

Three binders hanging on a wall containing tracking sheets for South Shore Health's 26.2 Challenge.

Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehab Teams Motivate Patients with Road to 26.2 Challenge

The Road to 26.2 Challenge helps encourage patients to continue in their rehabilitation while also serving as a reminder of the progress they've made.

Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehab Teams Motivate Patients with Road to 26.2 Challenge

South Shore Hospital front entrance spring

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

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

Two people wearing helmets riding on a motorcycle on a road during fall

Motorcycle Safety Tips to Ensure a Safe Ride

Motorcycles account for just 3% of registered vehicles in the United States, but account for 14% of traffic fatalities. As part of Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, here are a series of tips for motorcyclists and fellow motorists.

Motorcycle Safety Tips to Ensure a Safe Ride

Ed, using a walker, walks next to his wife, Sara, in the driveway of their Duxbury home.

Ed's Story: 'South Shore Hospital Absolutely Saved My Life'

Ed Newell was enjoying a mountain biking event in Wompatuck State Park when an accident caused life-threatening spinal cord injuries. Thanks to the care he received at South Shore Hospital, Ed is now on the road to recovery.

Ed's Story: 'South Shore Hospital Absolutely Saved My Life'

A mom applying sunscreen to her son's nose and face

Skin Cancer Awareness: Most Common Cancer is Also the Most Preventable

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, a good time to shine light on the disease and the importance of prevention and screening. With more than 5 million cases diagnosed each year, skin cancer is the most prevalent cancer in the U.S. It’s also one of the most preventable.

Skin Cancer Awareness: Most Common Cancer is Also the Most Preventable

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Occupational Therapy in the NICU: ‘We’re Your Developmental Team’

Did you know that our NICU care team features neonatal occupational therapists? Nicole, one of those neonatal OTs, sheds light on their role in a NICU setting.

Occupational Therapy in the NICU: ‘We’re Your Developmental Team’

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Testicular Cancer Awareness: Self-Exams Key for Early Detection, Better Outcomes

April is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month, a good time to shine a light on the disease and the importance of self-exams in detecting cancer early when it is easier to treat.

Testicular Cancer Awareness: Self-Exams Key for Early Detection, Better Outcomes