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What You Need to Know about COVID-19 Testing

Need a rapid COVID-19 test? Concerned about the accuracy of a rapid test? Our Vice Chair of Emergency Medicine shares what you need to know.

What You Need to Know about COVID-19 Testing

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How to Prevent Childhood Injuries: Tips for Families & Caregivers

According to the United States Centers for Disease Control (CDC), unintentional injuries are the leading cause of death in children aged 19 and younger. In fact, according to the Injury Free Coalition for Kids, 20 children die each day from preventable injuries.

How to Prevent Childhood Injuries: Tips for Families & Caregivers

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The Facts about Direct Anterior Hip Replacement

Most hip replacement procedures are performed using the posterior approach. In recent years, however, another surgical approach has become increasingly popular: direct anterior hip replacement.

The Facts about Direct Anterior Hip Replacement

Nannette Landry, Certified Nurse Midwife, talks to a mom

The State of Midwifery at South Shore Health

Midwifery care has been an integral part of South Shore Health for more than 30 years. Learn how midwives at South Shore Hospital and beyond are improving women's health on the South Shore.

The State of Midwifery at South Shore Health

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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 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

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What is Office-Based Addiction Treatment, and Who Can It Help?

It can be difficult to get care for substance use disorder. Through office-based addiction treatment, South Shore Health is removing barriers to care for our community.

What is Office-Based Addiction Treatment, and Who Can It Help?

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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