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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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Preparing Your Daughter for Her First Period

One of the most stressful events in adolescence, for both parents and teens, is when a girl gets her first period. Here are some ways you can help your daughter prepare for the transition from girlhood to womanhood.

Preparing Your Daughter for Her First Period

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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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Do Adults Need a Measles Titer Check?

As measles exposure makes headlines across the nation and right here on the South Shore , adults are questioning whether or not they’re truly immune...

Do Adults Need a Measles Titer Check?

A young woman at a pharmacy inspects a bottle of supplements in her hand while also looking up supplement information on her cell phone.

The Truth Behind Turmeric, Fish Oil, and Probiotic Supplements

Turmeric, fish oils, and probiotics are three of the hottest supplements on the market today, but you should exercise caution before adding them to your diet.

The Truth Behind Turmeric, Fish Oil, and Probiotic Supplements

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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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Screening and Diagnostic Mammograms: What Women Need to Know

Did you know there are two kinds of mammograms? Learn more about which one fits your needs and where to get one at South Shore Health.

Screening and Diagnostic Mammograms: What Women Need to Know

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Why Millennials Need a PCP

“I’m young and healthy—why do I need a doctor?” This is a common thought many of us healthy millennials have. Here are three benefits to having a...

Why Millennials Need a PCP

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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