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Tips for Staying Safe at the Pool this Summer

Swimming in a pool is a great way to beat the heat during the summer months. However, it's important to exercise caution, especially for families with young children.

Tips for Staying Safe at the Pool this Summer

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The Invisible Pandemic: Domestic Violence and Social Determinants of Health

South Shore Medical Center has been looking at the way we deliver care for people who are experiencing issues that are often difficult to discuss, even in the confines of a confidential exam room.

The Invisible Pandemic: Domestic Violence and Social Determinants of Health

A woman sleeps while using a CPAP machine to help her breathing

CPAP Machine Recall: What You Need to Know

Millions of Americans rely on a CPAP machine for a healthy, restful night's sleep. If you use a CPAP machine, you should be aware of a recent recall of machines made by a prominent CPAP manufacturer.

CPAP Machine Recall: What You Need to Know

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What You Need to Know about Tick and Mosquito-Borne Illness

Worried about the CDC report that found diseases spread by ticks and mosquitoes are on the rise? South Shore Health's Director of Infectious Disease has tips to stay healthy and enjoy summer in New England.

What You Need to Know about Tick and Mosquito-Borne Illness

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Eight Tips for Safe Summer Boating

Spending the day on a boat can be one of the highlights of summer. However, it's important to take proper precautions to avoid injury out on the water.

Eight Tips for Safe Summer Boating

A child catches a soccer ball thrown by her mother in a field while the family has a picnic behind them. The sun is shining.

How to Identify Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke

With the first heat wave of the summer expected on the South Shore this week, it's important to take precautions to avoid heat-related illness —...

How to Identify Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke

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How to Take Care of Your Feet This Summer: Six Helpful Tips

Summer is a season of freedom for your feet! Whether you're digging them into the sand or dipping them in a pool, follow these six tips to ensure your feet have a healthy, happy summer.

How to Take Care of Your Feet This Summer: Six Helpful Tips

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

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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