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How to Stay Safe While Walking

South Shore Hospital's Trauma Center has also seen a significant increase in pedestrian accidents. Our team offers important tips for pedestrian safety.

How to Stay Safe While Walking

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How Seniors Can Prevent Falls: Nine Steps to Take

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

How Seniors Can Prevent Falls: Nine Steps to Take

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Nine Rules for Safe Ladder Use

Ladder falls can cause serious injury. South Shore Health's injury prevention team shares some simple ladder safety tips to keep you out of the Emergency Department.

Nine Rules for Safe Ladder Use

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Four Steps to Ensure Your Safety During Hurricane Season

Revisit or create an emergency preparedness plan before a serious storm threatens, and consider any complications posed by COVID-19.

Four Steps to Ensure Your Safety During Hurricane Season

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Stay Safe: Skip the 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 the Fourth of July Fireworks this Year

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How to Stay Safe as Massachusetts Slowly Reopens

Massachusetts plans to slowly reopen as the COVID-19 curve flattens. Todd Ellerin, MD explains steps you can take to stay safe during the transition.

How to Stay Safe as Massachusetts Slowly Reopens

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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

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Mobile Integrated Health: Bringing the Hospital into the Home

South Shore Health's Chair of Emergency Medicine reflects on Massachusetts' first hospital-based Mobile Integrated Health (MIH) program and shares what it means for the health of the Weymouth community.

Mobile Integrated Health: Bringing the Hospital into the Home

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Hanover Fire and South Shore Hospital Work As One to Save Heart Attack Patient

Fast action during a heart attack can mean the difference between life and death. See how the Hanover Fire Department and South Shore Hospital used technology to work As One to save a Scituate man's life.

Hanover Fire and South Shore Hospital Work As One to Save Heart Attack Patient