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The Invisible Pandemic: Domestic Violence and Social Determinants of Health

South Shore Medical Center has been looking at the way we deliver care for people who are experiencing issues that are often difficult to discuss, even in the confines of a confidential exam room.

The Invisible Pandemic: Domestic Violence and Social Determinants of Health

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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

South Shore Health's testicular cancer infographic, updated in April of 2021

Get in Touch with Your Testicles [Infographic]

Talking about testicular cancer can be uncomfortable, but it's an important conversation for men of all ages. Check out this infographic to help the men in your life get in touch with their testicles.

Get in Touch with Your Testicles [Infographic]

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Bringing Hospital-Level Care into South Shore Homes

Last March, just as the pandemic was ramping up in Massachusetts, Louisa dialed 9-1-1. Her husband Michael was suffering from an acute infection and needed urgent medical attention.

Bringing Hospital-Level Care into South Shore Homes

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7 Tips for Avoiding Injury While Shoveling Snow

It's not just a cardiac event that can send you to the hospital when shoveling. Learn how to stay safe when removing snow this winter.

7 Tips for Avoiding Injury While Shoveling Snow

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Timely Hand Surgery Saves One South Shore Legend’s Finger

Lifelong Weymouth resident Richard Gifford never imagined the path a painful sore on his index finger would lead him on.

Timely Hand Surgery Saves One South Shore Legend’s Finger

Read the 2017 Nursing Annual Report

Announcing the 2020 Nurses Week Award Winners

Each year during National Nurses Week, we pause to celebrate our annual Nursing Awards. Check out the 2020 winners!

Announcing the 2020 Nurses Week Award Winners

South Shore CareNow Allows You to Have a Video Visit with a Doctor

Don’t Delay Seeking Care during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Don't ignore your health needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn why it's so important to address all your medical concerns, and how virtual visits can help.

Don’t Delay Seeking Care during the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Discussions about Serious Illness in the Age of COVID-19

We can’t plan for everything, but we can help manage life’s unknowns by talking openly about what matters to us and what we’d want most if we became seriously ill.

Discussions about Serious Illness in the Age of COVID-19