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How You Can Get a Better Night’s Sleep

May is Better Sleep Month a time to highlight the importance of quality sleep for physical, mental and emotional health. According to the CDC, a third of U.S. adults report they get less than the recommended amount of sleep each day. And studies show insufficient sleep is linked to many chronic diseases and conditions —including type 2 diabetes, obesity, heart disease, and depression.

How You Can Get a Better Night’s Sleep

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Skin Cancer Awareness: Most Common Cancer is Also the Most Preventable

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, a good time to shine light on the disease and the importance of prevention and screening. With more than 5 million cases diagnosed each year, skin cancer is the most prevalent cancer in the U.S. It’s also one of the most preventable.

Skin Cancer Awareness: Most Common Cancer is Also the Most Preventable

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Cervical Cancer Awareness: Regular Screening Key for Early Detection

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, a good time to shine a light on the disease and the importance of regular screening in its prevention. The American Cancer Society (ACS) estimates about 13,820 new cases of invasive cervical cancer will be diagnosed in 2024 and 4,360 women will die from the disease.

Cervical Cancer Awareness: Regular Screening Key for Early Detection

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The Evolution of Orthopedics and Arthur Bowman, MD

Beloved Surgeon Closing in on a Half-Century at South Shore Health

The Evolution of Orthopedics and Arthur Bowman, MD

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First Visit to the Gynecologist? Here’s What You Should Know

Seeing a gynecologist for the first time is milestone moment that can cause anxiety for new patients. South Shore Health OB/GYN Kristin Gold, MD demystifies the experience and explains what teens and their parents can expect during that first gynecologic visit.

First Visit to the Gynecologist? Here’s What You Should Know

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Five Questions On Skin Cancer, Answered

With more than 5 million cases diagnosed in the United States each year, skin cancer is the most common cancer in the U.S. It’s also one of the most preventable.

Five Questions On Skin Cancer, Answered

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Five Questions on Colorectal Cancer Prevention, Answered

March is National Colorectal Cancer Prevention Month, a good time to spread awareness about the disease and highlight the importance of colorectal cancer screening, prevention and treatment. Robert Driscoll, MD, explains how increased screening, improved treatment and more awareness about lifestyle-related risk factors are reducing the number of colorectal cancer diagnoses and deaths.

Five Questions on Colorectal Cancer Prevention, Answered

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South Shore Medical Center Celebrates 60 Years of Caring for the Community

At a time when most doctors had solo practices, founding physicians – Frederick Freidman, Donald Garland, Arthur Garceau, Gerald Collins, and Wallace Kemp and Administrator Betty Allen – joined together to create an integrated group practice committed to providing comprehensive quality patient care.

South Shore Medical Center Celebrates 60 Years of Caring for the Community

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An Update for Patients Awaiting Surgery at South Shore Hospital

South Shore Health's Chair of Surgery provides an update on our plans to reschedule surgeries canceled by the COVID-19 pandemic.

An Update for Patients Awaiting Surgery at South Shore Hospital