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Five Questions about Breast Cancer Prevention, Answered

Suniti Nimbkar, MD, Medical Director of the Breast Care Center at the Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center in clinical affiliation with South Shore Hospital, answers common questions on breast cancer screening and prevention.

Five Questions about Breast Cancer Prevention, Answered

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Preventing Suicide: Warning Signs, Risks, and Ways We Can All Help

Suicide is the tenth-leading cause of preventable death in the United States. It affects people of all ages, races, ethnicities, and genders. Suicide...

Preventing Suicide: Warning Signs, Risks, and Ways We Can All Help

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What Parents Should Know about RSV

Respiratory Syncytial Virus, or RSV, is respiratory illness can cause severe distress in young infants and frighten their parents. Learn how caregivers treat RSV and how you can prevent it.

What Parents Should Know about RSV

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Everything You Need to Know about Midwifery Care

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.

Everything You Need to Know about Midwifery Care

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Why Communication is Key to Making the Most of Primary Care

Primary care doctors are the go-to for overall health and wellness, but there’s a key element to primary care that shouldn’t be overlooked: communication.

Why Communication is Key to Making the Most of Primary Care

A smiling woman pharmacist stands at the counter with packages of medication behind her.

The Potential to Save a Life: Why You Should Consider Carrying Naloxone

Exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, the opioid epidemic had its deadliest year yet in 2020, with more than 93,000 overdose deaths reported by the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS).

The Potential to Save a Life: Why You Should Consider Carrying Naloxone

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Ride on the Safe Side: Nine Safety Tips for Motorcyclists

Motorcycle accidents continue to be a leading preventable cause of traffic fatalities in the United States. According to the National Highway Traffic...

Ride on the Safe Side: Nine Safety Tips for Motorcyclists

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Five More Steps to Take to Decrease Your Risk of Falling

Falls are a major threat to the health and independence of older adults. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports 36 million older adults fall each year, with falls often leading to serious injuries and death.

Five More Steps to Take to Decrease Your Risk of Falling

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How to Pack a Healthy School Lunch for Your Children

Packing lunch giving your family the back-to-school blues? South Shore Health's nutrition experts have a solution that will make parents and kids happy.

How to Pack a Healthy School Lunch for Your Children