Patient Jo-Ann stands on her deck for a photo. Jo-Ann shared her story of her same-day joint replacement procedure at South Shore Health.

“In By 5 AM, Out By 5 PM”: Jo-Ann’s Same-Day Hip Replacement

Jo-Ann knew that hip replacement was the key to pain-free mobility, but she was hesitant about an overnight hospital stay. She found the perfect solution: same-day joint replacement at South Shore Health.

“In By 5 AM, Out By 5 PM”: Jo-Ann’s Same-Day Hip Replacement

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The Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Pause: What You Need to Know

First of all: Don't panic if you recently received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, says Todd Ellerin, MD, Director of Infectious Disease.

The Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Pause: What You Need to Know

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How to Manage Quarantine Weight Gain

Ready to make your healthy eating habits and exercise routine a priority again? A registered dietitian explains how small changes can make a big impact when fighting the quarantine 15.

How to Manage Quarantine Weight Gain

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Heads Up: Preventing Traumatic Brain Injury in Children

Each year, nearly one million children are hospitalized with a traumatic brain injury, such as a concussion. Our injury prevention team shares how to prevent TBI and how to recognize the symptoms.

Heads Up: Preventing Traumatic Brain Injury in Children

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What You Need to Know about the AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine

Have concerns about the Oxford vaccine? Todd Ellerin, MD, Director of Infectious Disease, shares why Americans shouldn't dismiss the AstraZeneca vaccine just yet.

What You Need to Know about the AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine

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Too Loud, Too Bright, Too Much: Understanding Sensory Sensitivities

Imagine for a moment that you’re sitting in a café with a friend, grabbing a late lunch after a day at the beach. You’re trying to relax and enjoy the...

Too Loud, Too Bright, Too Much: Understanding Sensory Sensitivities

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Bringing Hospital-Level Care into South Shore Homes

Last March, just as the pandemic was ramping up in Massachusetts, Louisa dialed 9-1-1. Her husband Michael was suffering from an acute infection and needed urgent medical attention.

Bringing Hospital-Level Care into South Shore Homes

A man holds his lower back and grimaces while sitting at his dining room table for a day of remote working

Four Mistakes You’re Making While Working from Home

If you’re one of the millions of workers currently doing your job remotely, there’s a good chance you didn’t have ergonomics on your mind when you initially set up your workstation. After all, many people were forced to work from the couch, the kitchen table, or a spare bedroom when remote work began.

Four Mistakes You’re Making While Working from Home

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Torticollis: Five Simple Steps to Improve Your Baby’s Movement and Development

Torticollis is a common muscular condition caused by the tightening of one of the muscles on the side of the neck. It is often the result of crowding in the womb. When identified early, it can be easily treated and resolved with no long-term effects.

Torticollis: Five Simple Steps to Improve Your Baby’s Movement and Development