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What You Need to Know About Long-Acting Reversible Contraception

Long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) can be an effective and safe option for women looking to prevent pregnancy or ease heavy or painful periods. An OB/GYN breaks down the choices women have when talking to their provider about this form of contraception.

What You Need to Know About Long-Acting Reversible Contraception

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Seven Ways to Prevent Snow-Related Injuries

Winter is here. Be sure to avoid injury in snowy conditions!

Seven Ways to Prevent Snow-Related Injuries

Q&A with Dorcas Doja Chi, MD, Medical Oncologist

Learn more about medical oncologist, Dorcas Doja Chi, MD from Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center in clinical affiliation with South Shore Hospital.

Q&A with Dorcas Doja Chi, MD, Medical Oncologist

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Eight Reasons to Join South Shore Health's Boston Marathon Team

Want to support cancer care on the South Shore? Learn more about supporting Team SSH as they run the 2019 Boston Marathon.

Eight Reasons to Join South Shore Health's Boston Marathon Team

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6 Reasons to Join South Shore Health's Pan-Mass Challenge Team

Riding the 2019 PMC? Join Team SSHS to support cancer patients on the South Shore. Learn more about the benefits of joining our team!

6 Reasons to Join South Shore Health's Pan-Mass Challenge Team

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Five Benefits of Nutrition & Diabetes Education in a Group Setting

It can be intimidating at first, but you may find that group education is even better than what you receive in an individual session with your provider. Here's why.

Five Benefits of Nutrition & Diabetes Education in a Group Setting

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Brave Beginnings Helps our Tiniest Patients Survive and Thrive

Earlier this year, Brave Beginnings awarded a grant to the South Shore Health Foundation & Friends to purchase two radiant warmers for our NICU. These devices, which are used when open access and external heat are simultaneously required, help provide an unsurpassed healing environment for critically-ill preemies.

Brave Beginnings Helps our Tiniest Patients Survive and Thrive

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What To Do When Your Medication is Recalled

Patients on valsartan, a blood pressure medication, have seen the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issue several recalls recently. Even if you’re not affected by this issue, you should know the steps to take if a medication you use is recalled.

What To Do When Your Medication is Recalled

Deciphering a healthcare bill can be confusing

What Insurance Covers During Physicals

Health care costs and the bills you receive can be confusing. One common question revolves around what is and is not covered during annual physicals....

What Insurance Covers During Physicals