A doctor places a stethoscope on the chest of an infant, who is lying in a blanket.

How to Choose a Pediatrician for Your Newborn

Choosing a doctor to provide care for your newborn can seem like an overwhelming task, but it doesn't need to be! Dr. Mairead Wilson has the information you need to take one more item off of your pregnancy to-do list.

How to Choose a Pediatrician for Your Newborn

Karen Peterson of South Shore Health's Youth Health Connection

Q&A with Karen Peterson of Youth Health Connection

For 26 years, Youth Health Connection (YHC) has helped young people deal with the challenges they face as they mature. The group recently welcomed Karen Peterson to continue this critical program. Learn more about Karen's background and the future of the program.

Q&A with Karen Peterson of Youth Health Connection

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Grayken Center for Patients with Substance Use Disorder Begins

South Shore Health will implement an interdependent, clinical behavioral health initiative for patients suffering from substance use disorder. Learn more about these programs and when they'll be ready for the community.

Grayken Center for Patients with Substance Use Disorder Begins

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South Shore Medical Center Colleague Celebrates 40 Years

Dorothy “Dottie" Infusino Andrade recently celebrated her 40th year as a colleague at South Shore Medical Center. Learn more about what keeps her motivated and why she loves her work.

South Shore Medical Center Colleague Celebrates 40 Years

A father sits on the floor next to his teenage son, having a conversation with him.

Teens and Mental Health: What Adults Need to Know

The teen years are crucial for both mental and physical development. Many teens face mental health challenges. It's important for parents to know the warning signs of mental health struggles and to know how to help their teens.

Teens and Mental Health: What Adults Need to Know

Fall 2019 Flu Clinics at South Shore Medical Center

South Shore Medical Center in Norwell and Kingston hosts flu clinics for adult and pediatric patients in October and November 2019. Click here to see the full schedule and learn how to schedule your vaccination.

Fall 2019 Flu Clinics at South Shore Medical Center

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11 Tips for Maintaining Your Health While Studying or Traveling Abroad

A semester or school trip overseas can be the highlight of any school year. If you'll be spending time abroad this year, it's important to make sure you're prepared.

11 Tips for Maintaining Your Health While Studying or Traveling Abroad

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A Return Trip to the Emergency Department Illustrates Why “Words Matter”

Two patients visited the Emergency Department at South Shore Hospital and asked to speak to a Nurse Manager — but for a reason you may not expect.

A Return Trip to the Emergency Department Illustrates Why “Words Matter”

Your Questions About Prostate Cancer, Answered

Peter Orio, MD answers some common questions about prostate cancer, including when men should be screened and why it's important to talk about the disease.

Your Questions About Prostate Cancer, Answered