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Colleague Spotlight: Celebrating Phil Berrio!

Each month, South Shore Health gives the Colleague Spotlight Award to a colleague who demonstrates exemplary behaviors, actions, and/or work practices...

Colleague Spotlight: Celebrating Phil Berrio!

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Hand Tendon Injuries: Causes, Treatments, and Prevention

Your hands feature dozens of tendons that help you make a fist, grip objects, and more. Learn more about common tendon injuries and the available treatment options.

Hand Tendon Injuries: Causes, Treatments, and Prevention

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Pain-Free and Active Again, Hip Replacement Surgery ‘Has Allowed Me to Do It’

Despite the painful arthritis in his hips, David Payne wasn’t sure he should have hip replacement surgery. “At my age, I was wondering if I should get it done,” the Weymouth resident recalled. “But the doctor (orthopedic surgeon Michael Ayers, MD) recommended it.” And Payne is glad he did.

Pain-Free and Active Again, Hip Replacement Surgery ‘Has Allowed Me to Do It’

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How to Identify Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke

When the summer temperatures soar, it's important to take precautions to avoid heat-related illness. Learn more about how to identify and treat heat exhaustion and heat stroke.

How to Identify Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke

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8 Ways Drivers Can Help Motorcyclists Stay Safe on the Road

When it comes to safety, it’s up to all drivers to share the road: both motorcyclists and other motor vehicle drivers must work together to drive safely and responsibly.

8 Ways Drivers Can Help Motorcyclists Stay Safe on the Road

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A Farewell Message From Richard Kauff, MD: "Don't Look Down."

As Dr. Kauff retires after nearly four decades of practice as a pediatrician, he bids farewell to his patients and offers a bit of advice for all parents.

A Farewell Message From Richard Kauff, MD: "Don't Look Down."

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Poison Ivy Prevention: How You Can Ditch the Itch this Summer

Poison ivy doesn't have to be accepted as part of summer! Learn more about how to spot poison ivy, why it causes itchy rashes, how to treat those rashes, and when to seek medical attention.

Poison Ivy Prevention: How You Can Ditch the Itch this Summer

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Colleague Spotlight: Celebrating Christina Wenzel!

As a Guest Representative in Patient Food Services, Christina goes above and beyond to meet patients' needs and help brighten their days however she can.

Colleague Spotlight: Celebrating Christina Wenzel!

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Stay Safe: Skip Having Your Own Fourth of July Fireworks this Year

Thinking about creating your own July 4th fireworks display this year? Our head of Emergency Medical Services explains why it's safer to skip the pyrotechnics.

Stay Safe: Skip Having Your Own Fourth of July Fireworks this Year