Representatives from The VERTEX Companies in Weymouth pose for a photo for South Shore Health's Presidents' Circle

Presidents' Circle Spotlight: VERTEX

Presidents’ Circle members are a distinguished group of small and large businesses alike that demonstrate a commitment to community well-being through philanthropic support of South Shore Health. Here, representatives from VERTEX discuss how their success is influenced by empowering their employees and giving back to their community.

Presidents' Circle Spotlight: VERTEX

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Five Questions on Prostate Cancer Prevention, Answered

According to the American Cancer Society, about one in seven men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime, and one in 41 will die of the disease. Because there are often no symptoms associated with early-stage prostate cancer, screening is crucial for early detection, better treatment options and more favorable outcomes for men.

Five Questions on Prostate Cancer Prevention, Answered

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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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]

Michael and Louisa share a photo of themselves for a patient story at South Shore Health

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