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Tips for a Happy, Healthy, and Safe Holiday Season

South Shore Health’s Trauma Program Injury Prevention Team offers tips to keep you and your family safe while celebrating the holidays.

Tips for a Happy, Healthy, and Safe Holiday Season

Man using a ladder to hang Christmas lights on his house

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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Right Care, Right Place: Know Where to Go

In order to help patients receive the care they need as efficiently as possible, it's important to seek the right level of care at the right place.

Right Care, Right Place: Know Where to Go

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Three Cheers for the 3T! Powerful, New MRI Will Provide More Patient Access, Superior Imaging

With a magnet twice as strong as those in the health system’s four 1.5T scanners, the new 3T MRI will provide highly detailed imaging, increase efficiency and improve the patient experience.

Three Cheers for the 3T! Powerful, New MRI Will Provide More Patient Access, Superior Imaging

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What Parents Should Know about RSV

Respiratory Syncytial Virus, or RSV, is respiratory illness can cause severe distress in young infants and frighten their parents. Learn how caregivers treat RSV and how you can prevent it.

What Parents Should Know about RSV

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

Two riders on a motorcycle on a the highway, with other cars around them in normal traffic.

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