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Spinal Cord Injuries: Facts and Prevention Tips

The spinal cord plays an essential role in the human body, serving as a messenger between your brain and the rest of your body (and vice versa).

Spinal Cord Injuries: Facts and Prevention Tips

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Five Questions on Prostate Cancer Prevention, Answered

According to the American Cancer Society, about one in eight men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime, and one in 41 will die of the disease. Because there are often no symptoms associated with early-stage prostate cancer, screening is crucial for early detection, better treatment options and more favorable outcomes for men.

Five Questions on Prostate Cancer Prevention, Answered

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Falls Prevention: Eight Steps to Take to Avoid Falls

Falls are one of the most common trauma injuries we see at South Shore Hospital, and are extremely dangerous for seniors.

Falls Prevention: Eight Steps to Take to Avoid Falls

A young child sits with her mother as a nurse swabs her arm prior to receiving a vaccine.

How to Ease Your Child's Fear of Shots

Shots can be stressful for children - after all, no one likes to get poked with a needle! But with a little preparation, parents can help ease their child's anxiety and make a shot nothing to worry about.

How to Ease Your Child's Fear of Shots

Mikayla and Vinny Fischer sit at their kitchen table as they discuss his upcoming participation in the 2022 Amputee Football World Cup.

Vinny's Story Continues at the Amputee Football World Cup

A motorcycle accident led to life-saving surgery at South Shore Hospital and the amputation of his left leg, but Vinny's determination has led him to represent the United States on the international stage.

Vinny's Story Continues at the Amputee Football World Cup

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How to Pack a Healthy School Lunch for Your Children

Packing lunch giving your family the back-to-school blues? South Shore Health's nutrition experts have a solution that will make parents and kids happy.

How to Pack a Healthy School Lunch for Your Children

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Colleague Spotlight: Celebrating Anysha LeGrand!

We're proud to celebrate Anysha Legrand as the recipient of the Colleague Spotlight Award for August! Learn more about the compassion and care Anysha showed to a visitor who drove more than eight hours to see his mother at South Shore Hospital.

Colleague Spotlight: Celebrating Anysha LeGrand!

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Wellness Reset: Tips for Getting Back into a Healthy Routine

The changing of the seasons can be a great time to make some changes in your wellness routine. Get advice on how to start (and stick with) something new.

Wellness Reset: Tips for Getting Back into a Healthy Routine

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Getting in the Back-to-School Mindset: Tips for a Successful and Injury-Free School Season

As we get closer to the end of summer, routines start to change: we wind down the late nights, lazy weekends, and days of endless fun as back-to...

Getting in the Back-to-School Mindset: Tips for a Successful and Injury-Free School Season