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Learn the Signs of Heat Emergencies

The dog days of summer can lead to heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Learn the warning signs of these serious emergencies and how to prevent them.

Learn the Signs of Heat Emergencies

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Five Questions to Ask as You Cope with Grief during the Holidays

This year is especially difficult for those who are grieving. Here are five important questions to ask yourself to create a holiday season that is meaningful and manageable.

Five Questions to Ask as You Cope with Grief during the Holidays

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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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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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4 Steps to Reducing Your COVID-19 Risk as Massachusetts Reopens

What activities are safe as states reopen? Todd Ellerin, MD shares four things to consider: People, Space, Time, and a COVID-19 Infection Prevention Bundle.

4 Steps to Reducing Your COVID-19 Risk as Massachusetts Reopens

A Preview of the 2018-2019 Flu Season

As the days get colder, it's time to think about scheduling your flu shot. South Shore Health's Director of Infectious Disease answers common questions about the 2018-2019 flu season.

A Preview of the 2018-2019 Flu Season

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How Older Adults Can Manage Their Risk of Falls

Falls are one of the leading causes of injury in older adults. Learn the steps you can take to stay on your feet.

How Older Adults Can Manage Their Risk of Falls

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What the Walk for Hospice Means to Hospice Nurses

Home care nurses Teddy Decosta, RN and Michelle Bache, RN explain how the Walk for Hospice supports what they do every day for patients on the South Shore.

What the Walk for Hospice Means to Hospice Nurses

10 Ways to Identify and Alleviate Stress Featured

Infographic: Caregiver Stress

In this infographic, learn the specific signs of caregiver stress and how to cope with that strain when caring for a loved one.

Infographic: Caregiver Stress