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How to Choose a Pediatrician for Your Newborn

Choosing a doctor to provide care for your newborn can seem like an overwhelming task, but it doesn't need to be! Dr. Mairead Wilson has the information you need to take one more item off of your pregnancy to-do list.

How to Choose a Pediatrician for Your Newborn

Fall 2019 Flu Clinics at South Shore Medical Center

South Shore Medical Center in Norwell and Kingston hosts flu clinics for adult and pediatric patients in October and November 2019. Click here to see the full schedule and learn how to schedule your vaccination.

Fall 2019 Flu Clinics at South Shore Medical Center

A child catches a soccer ball thrown by her mother in a field while the family has a picnic behind them. The sun is shining.

The Importance of Sun Safety for Children

Many of the chronic conditions that affect adults have their onset in the habits that are established in childhood. South Shore Health's Chief of Pediatrics explains how parents can establish sun safety habits in their kids.

The Importance of Sun Safety for Children

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Three Creative Ways to Keep Your Kids Hydrated This Summer

You love that your kids are active in the summer, but are concerned about dehydration. Here are three ways you can ensure that your kids get enough fluids without focusing on plain water.

Three Creative Ways to Keep Your Kids Hydrated This Summer

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Three Things to Know About Sports Physicals

Even though the kids have barely made it to summer camp, parents across the South Shore are starting to think about back-to-school preparations....

Three Things to Know About Sports Physicals

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Four Things to Know About Swimmer's Ear

Summer on the South Shore means plenty of swimming, whether it’s in pools, lakes, or the ocean. Swimming is a great way to cool off on a hot day and...

Four Things to Know About Swimmer's Ear

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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

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Good Habits to Keep a Baby Safe During Sleep

South Shore Health is one of four healthcare organizations in Massachusetts working to ensure new parents receive consistent, evidence-based instruction about safe sleep to reduce Sudden Unexplained Infant Death.

Good Habits to Keep a Baby Safe During Sleep

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Your Questions about Behavioral Health, Answered

Antony Sheehan from Aspire Health Alliance answers questions about behavioral health and the Words Matter campaign as a part of One Healthy Boston.

Your Questions about Behavioral Health, Answered