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How to Stay Safe While Walking

South Shore Hospital's Trauma Center has also seen a significant increase in pedestrian accidents. Our team offers important tips for pedestrian safety.

How to Stay Safe While Walking

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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

A child in a pirate costume with a face mask celebrates Halloween

Pandemic Halloween: How to Safely Celebrate Spooky Season

Trick-or-treating isn't worth the risk during COVID-19. An infectious disease expert explains why and shares safer Halloween activities.

Pandemic Halloween: How to Safely Celebrate Spooky Season

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How Seniors Can Prevent Falls: Nine Steps to Take

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

How Seniors Can Prevent Falls: Nine Steps to Take

An emergency preparedness kit, featuring a radio, bottled water, a lantern, and other supplies.

National Preparedness Month: The Key Aspects of a Plan for Your Household

​​​​​​​September is National Preparedness Month, a great time to take a fresh look at your household’s emergency plan.

National Preparedness Month: The Key Aspects of a Plan for Your Household

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Oleander and COVID-19: Get the Facts

This toxic plant and its extract have been in the news, floated in some circles as potential treatments for COVID-19.

Oleander and COVID-19: Get the Facts

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Living with Uncertainty during COVID-19

As we enter the sixth month of navigating the COVID-19 pandemic, uncertainty continues to permeate most aspects of our lives.

Living with Uncertainty during COVID-19

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Nine Rules for Safe Ladder Use

Ladder falls can cause serious injury. South Shore Health's injury prevention team shares some simple ladder safety tips to keep you out of the Emergency Department.

Nine Rules for Safe Ladder Use

A mother helps her young daughter put on a face mask before heading to school

How to Go Back to School Safely during COVID-19

There are many factors to consider as we decide how to safely educate children this fall. Get an infectious disease expert's take on what educators and parents need to think about.

How to Go Back to School Safely during COVID-19