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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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4 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...

4 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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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

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What You Need to Know about Measles in Massachusetts

A patient in the greater Boston area has been diagnosed with measles. South Shore Health's Todd Ellerin, MD, shares precautions you can take to keep your family safe.

What You Need to Know about Measles in Massachusetts

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How to Choose a Sunscreen

Overwhelmed by the options in the sunscreen aisle? Learn how to choose the right sunblock and stay safe in the sun.

How to Choose a Sunscreen

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Seven Questions about Urgent Care, Answered

Urgent care is an alternative to costly emergency room visits for non life-threatening conditions. Learn more about the role urgent care can play in your health!

Seven Questions about Urgent Care, Answered

Eat, Sleep, Console

Eat, Sleep, Console: A new approach for substance-exposed newborns

A new way of caring for opioid-exposed newborns allows South Shore Hospital to reduce the use of withdrawal symptom medications and lets pediatric patients go home earlier.

Eat, Sleep, Console: A new approach for substance-exposed newborns

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What Parents Should Know about RSV

This respiratory illness can cause severe distress in young infants and frighten their parents. A South Shore Hospital nurse explains how our caregivers treat RSV and how you can prevent it.

What Parents Should Know about RSV