A sweaty preteen drinks water on a hot day

Learn the Signs of Heat Emergencies

The dog days of summer can lead to heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Learn the warning signs of these serious emergencies and how to prevent them.

Learn the Signs of Heat Emergencies

Teen driver looking at phone while driving a car

How to Keep Teens Safe behind the Wheel this Summer

As the school year wraps up, teens start driving more. South Shore Health's trauma team shares why now is the time for parents to review key safety information for a safe summer.

How to Keep Teens Safe behind the Wheel this Summer

A young Asian boy dressed as a doctor plays pretend by putting his stethoscope on a stuffed animal

Beyond Fun & Games: Pediatric Therapists Share Their Opinions on the Importance of Play

It's not just play — as our pediatric therapists explain, your child is actually undergoing important developmental changes when enjoying fun and games.

Beyond Fun & Games: Pediatric Therapists Share Their Opinions on the Importance of Play

The Burgess triplets cry in a bassinet after being born in 2004

What to Expect When You Are Expecting More Than One Baby

Terri Burgess, RN has worked on the maternity unit at South Shore Hospital for more than 30 years. She also welcomed her own triplets back in 2004. Here's her advice for moms of multiples.

What to Expect When You Are Expecting More Than One Baby

A woman adjusts a child's helmet before participating in sports

Heads Up: Preventing Traumatic Brain Injury in Children

Each year, nearly one million children are hospitalized with a traumatic brain injury, such as a concussion. Our injury prevention team shares how to prevent TBI and how to recognize the symptoms.

Heads Up: Preventing Traumatic Brain Injury in Children

A little girl covers her ears due to sensory sensitivities

Too Loud, Too Bright, Too Much: Understanding Sensory Sensitivities

Imagine for a moment that you’re sitting in a café with a friend, grabbing a late lunch after a day at the beach. You’re trying to relax and enjoy the...

Too Loud, Too Bright, Too Much: Understanding Sensory Sensitivities

A happy baby boy does tummy time on a blanket outside in a green scene

Torticollis: Five Simple Steps to Improve Your Baby’s Movement and Development

Torticollis is a common muscular condition caused by the tightening of one of the muscles on the side of the neck. It is often the result of crowding in the womb. When identified early, it can be easily treated and resolved with no long-term effects.

Torticollis: Five Simple Steps to Improve Your Baby’s Movement and Development

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Don’t Hesitate to Get a COVID-19 Test

Although COVID-19 cases are on the decline, testing is still vitally important to slowing the pandemic. Learn how to get a same-day, rapid COVID test at South Shore Health.

Don’t Hesitate to Get a COVID-19 Test

A father checks his young son's bike helmet before he goes for a bike ride.

How to Prevent Childhood Injuries: Tips for Families & Caregivers

According to the United States Centers for Disease Control (CDC), unintentional injuries are the leading cause of death in children aged 19 and younger. In fact, according to the Injury Free Coalition for Kids, 20 children die each day from preventable injuries.

How to Prevent Childhood Injuries: Tips for Families & Caregivers