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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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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

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What You Need to Know About Long-Acting Reversible Contraception

Long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) can be an effective and safe option for women looking to prevent pregnancy or ease heavy or painful periods. An OB/GYN breaks down the choices women have when talking to their provider about this form of contraception.

What You Need to Know About Long-Acting Reversible Contraception

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Five Benefits of Nutrition & Diabetes Education in a Group Setting

It can be intimidating at first, but you may find that group education is even better than what you receive in an individual session with your provider. Here's why.

Five Benefits of Nutrition & Diabetes Education in a Group Setting

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What To Do When Your Medication is Recalled

Patients on valsartan, a blood pressure medication, have seen the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issue several recalls recently. Even if you’re not affected by this issue, you should know the steps to take if a medication you use is recalled.

What To Do When Your Medication is Recalled

Deciphering a healthcare bill can be confusing

What Insurance Covers During Physicals

Confused about what's covered during your upcoming physical? You're not alone — these tips will prevent surprise bills by keeping you informed.

What Insurance Covers During Physicals

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How to Avoid Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless gas that can be fatal if exposed to large amounts. Learn how to keep your family safe from carbon monoxide poisoning.

How to Avoid Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

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Three Steps to Reduce Digital Depression in Teens

Digital depression is real. Barbara Green, PhD, Medical Director of Youth Health Connection, reflects on a recent discussion about teens and social media use.

Three Steps to Reduce Digital Depression in Teens