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Eight Boating Safety Tips to Ensure Smooth Sailing

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

Eight Boating Safety Tips to Ensure Smooth Sailing

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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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Colleague Spotlight: Celebrating Anita Uhlman!

This month, we're proud to celebrate South Shore Medical Center's Anita Uhlman as the recipient of our Colleague Spotlight Award! Learn more about what led to her nomination.

Colleague Spotlight: Celebrating Anita Uhlman!

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The Evolution of Orthopedics and Arthur Bowman, MD

Beloved surgeon retires after more than 50 years at South Shore Health.

The Evolution of Orthopedics and Arthur Bowman, MD

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Summer Safety Tips for Kids

From backyard barbecues, beach days and pool parties, to biking, boating, swimming and camping, summer vacation provides plenty of fun activities to keep children busy and entertained. But it’s also important to keep them safe by following these tips.

Summer Safety Tips for Kids

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Four Reasons to Get Your MRI at South Shore Health

If you’ve ever had an injury and needed advanced imaging to diagnose the cause of the pain in your knee, hip, shoulder or elsewhere, you know there is a drawn-out process to follow before you can have that achy joint scanned. South Shore Health is making it easier to get an MRI.

Four Reasons to Get Your MRI at South Shore Health

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How to Maintain Better Balance as You Age

Declining muscle mass and a variety of medical conditions can contribute to a loss of balance as we age, making us more vulnerable to falls and injury. But there are things you can do to maintain and even build better balance. Community Exercise Program Manager Jennifer Logan offers these tips.

How to Maintain Better Balance as You Age

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Water and Swimming Safety: Tips to Prevent Drowning

On average, there are ten fatal drownings per day in the United States. Drownings happen in seconds and are often silent. Drowning is a leading cause of death in children, particularly between the ages of 1 and 9 years old. It’s also a leading cause of death in adolescents, who are more likely to overestimate their skills and underestimate a dangerous situation.

Water and Swimming Safety: Tips to Prevent Drowning

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Colleague Spotlight: Celebrating Jake O'Brien!

This month, we're proud to celebrate nurse Jake O'Brien as the recipient of our Colleague Spotlight Award! Learn more about what led to his nomination.

Colleague Spotlight: Celebrating Jake O'Brien!