Jim Sheehan of the South Shore Shares his Cancer Story

How Early Colorectal Screening Changed One South Shore Man’s Life

Jim Sheehan never expected to receive a cancer diagnosis at the young age of 54. As a South Shore resident and family man, he now serves as an advocate to his friends, family, and coworkers for early cancer screenings - especially colonoscopies.

How Early Colorectal Screening Changed One South Shore Man’s Life

A forklift driver gets advice from her supervisor

10 Tips for Forklift Safety

Roughly 1 out of every 10 forklifts in the United States will be involved in an accident each year. Our injury prevention team offers tips on how to use a forklift safely.

10 Tips for Forklift Safety

A sweaty preteen drinks water on a hot day

Learn the Signs of Heat Emergencies

The dog days of summer can lead to heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Learn the warning signs of these serious emergencies and how to prevent them.

Learn the Signs of Heat Emergencies

Teen driver looking at phone while driving a car

How to Keep Teens Safe behind the Wheel this Summer

As the school year wraps up, teens start driving more. South Shore Health's trauma team shares why now is the time for parents to review key safety information for a safe summer.

How to Keep Teens Safe behind the Wheel this Summer

A young Asian boy dressed as a doctor plays pretend by putting his stethoscope on a stuffed animal

Beyond Fun & Games: Pediatric Therapists Share Their Opinions on the Importance of Play

It's not just play — as our pediatric therapists explain, your child is actually undergoing important developmental changes when enjoying fun and games.

Beyond Fun & Games: Pediatric Therapists Share Their Opinions on the Importance of Play

A woman rubs her heel after taking off her running shoes due to heel pain

3 Common Foot Conditions & How to Avoid Them

If you think about it, your feet are pretty amazing – they spend a lifetime taking you where you want to go, from your first steps as a baby through...

3 Common Foot Conditions & How to Avoid Them

A woman stops to check her sore knee while out for a run in a scenic setting

Tendinopathy: Preventing & Treating Overuse Injuries during the Pandemic

​​​​​​​The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown everyone’s daily routines for a loop, and as a result, we’ve seen a noticeable increase in injuries related to these changes in routine, namely overuse injuries.

Tendinopathy: Preventing & Treating Overuse Injuries during the Pandemic

The Burgess triplets cry in a bassinet after being born in 2004

What to Expect When You Are Expecting More Than One Baby

Terri Burgess, RN has worked on the maternity unit at South Shore Hospital for more than 30 years. She also welcomed her own triplets back in 2004. Here's her advice for moms of multiples.

What to Expect When You Are Expecting More Than One Baby

An older couple walks outside with a dog on a spring day

Getting Back to Outdoor Exercise

Springtime in New England is a great time to get back into nature. It’s especially exciting this year, as the Centers for Disease Control and...

Getting Back to Outdoor Exercise