Learn About Back and Spine Services at South Shore Health System

Spinal Cord Injuries: Facts and Prevention Tips

The spinal cord plays an essential role in the human body, serving as a messenger between your brain and the rest of your body (and vice versa).

Spinal Cord Injuries: Facts and Prevention Tips

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Falls Prevention: Eight Steps to Take to Avoid Falls

Falls are one of the most common trauma injuries we see at South Shore Hospital, and are extremely dangerous for seniors.

Falls Prevention: Eight Steps to Take to Avoid Falls

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Getting in the Back-to-School Mindset: Tips for a Successful and Injury-Free School Season

As we get closer to the end of summer, routines start to change: we wind down the late nights, lazy weekends, and days of endless fun as back-to...

Getting in the Back-to-School Mindset: Tips for a Successful and Injury-Free School Season

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8 Ways Drivers Can Help Motorcyclists Stay Safe on the Road

When it comes to safety, it’s up to all drivers to share the road: both motorcyclists and other motor vehicle drivers must work together to drive safely and responsibly.

8 Ways Drivers Can Help Motorcyclists Stay Safe on the Road

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Stay Safe: Skip Having Your Own Fourth of July Fireworks this Year

Thinking about creating your own July 4th fireworks display this year? Our head of Emergency Medical Services explains why it's safer to skip the pyrotechnics.

Stay Safe: Skip Having Your Own Fourth of July Fireworks this Year

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New and Improved: What to Know about Advanced Imaging at South Shore Health

South Shore Health is committed to providing our community with cutting-edge, world-class technology. Learn more about our new CT scanner, how it benefits patients, and further upgrades that will be coming this fall.

New and Improved: What to Know about Advanced Imaging at South Shore Health

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Seven Playground Safety Tips for Parents and Caretakers

For many young children, a trip to the local playground is the highlight of their days! Playgrounds are filled with fun and offer children a great way to socialize with peers - but playgrounds have their fair share of injury hazards as well.

Seven Playground Safety Tips for Parents and Caretakers

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Sharing Is Caring: A Century of Fond Memories and Patient Experiences at South Shore Hospital

As we celebrate the 100th anniversary of South Shore Hospital, patients shared fond memories of their experiences at the Hospital over the years.

Sharing Is Caring: A Century of Fond Memories and Patient Experiences at South Shore Hospital

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Stop the Bleed: How Proper Training Can Help You Save a Life

Uncontrolled bleeding is the number-one cause of preventable death from trauma. This makes training to stop uncontrolled bleeding an essential public health tool, right up there with CPR and access to defibrillators.

Stop the Bleed: How Proper Training Can Help You Save a Life