Richard Lalond stands on his back steps, smiling at the camera.

For One Weymouth Veteran, Healing for a 50-Year-Old Wound is Found Close to Home

Richard Lalond was just a teenager when he was wounded in Vietnam. After living with an open wound for more than 50 years, he finally found a solution — right down the street.

For One Weymouth Veteran, Healing for a 50-Year-Old Wound is Found Close to Home

A family of four, featuring two children, sits around a Thanksgiving dinner laid out on a table, smiling.

Diabetic-Friendly Holiday Turkey Recipe

While it can be difficult to avoid indulging in all of the sweet treats and delicious food that seem to be everywhere this time of year, it's important to approach any holiday meal with moderation in mind.

Diabetic-Friendly Holiday Turkey Recipe

Support group meeting

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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Three Ways to Stay Healthy After Daylight Saving Time Ends

Don't let the end of Daylight Saving Time disrupt your health goals. Here's how to keep on track or improve your well-being after we fall back.

Three Ways to Stay Healthy After Daylight Saving Time Ends

Tammie Ryan, RN, Shirley MacLeod of Thimbles and Friends, and Lisa Royer pose with a quilt

Abington Quilt Guild Donates Blankets to Home Care Patients

The Abington-based Thimbles and Friends Quilt Guild have donated countless quilts that are distributed to patients of South Shore Health’s home care division.

Abington Quilt Guild Donates Blankets to Home Care Patients

Son talks with his father who's sitting on his bed holding hands

Your Loved One Was Diagnosed with Dementia — Now What?

If your loved one has been diagnosed with dementia, it’s likely that at some point, you’ve felt a little overwhelmed.

Your Loved One Was Diagnosed with Dementia — Now What?

A close-up view of a pack of white heartburn medication pills inside of a silver blister pack

Ranitidine Cancer Concerns: What Users of Zantac & Generics Need to Know

A recent announcement from the Food & Drug Administration has caused concern for users of Zantac and generic heartburn medication. Learn more about ranitidine and NDMA, a probable human carcinogen.

Ranitidine Cancer Concerns: What Users of Zantac & Generics Need to Know

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Celebrating National Midwifery Week

South Shore Health celebrates National Midwifery Week with a look back at the history of the craft, both globally and here on the South Shore.

Celebrating National Midwifery Week

A person blows a cloud of vapor on a dark backdrop after using his vape pen

Nicotine Vape Users: What You Need to Know Now

Massachusetts instituted a four-month ban on the sale of both nicotine and THC vaping products. Those accustomed to vaping nicotine may have unknowingly developed a physical dependence.

Nicotine Vape Users: What You Need to Know Now