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Five Common Questions about Tubal Ligation, Answered

Is permanent birth control, such as a tubal sterilization, tubal ligation, or getting your tubes tied a good option for you? An OB/GYN answers common questions about the risks and benefits of sterilization.

Five Common Questions about Tubal Ligation, Answered

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Self-care for Postpartum Moms

Pregnant women focus on getting things ready for their baby. Midwife Ruby Ristuccia recommends that it's just as important to get self-care time on the books, and shares how to make it happen once your baby arrives.

Self-care for Postpartum Moms

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Five Things to Consider When Choosing an Adult Primary Care Provider

Having a primary care provider is important. A South Shore Medical Center doctor explains what to keep in mind when choosing a PCP.

Five Things to Consider When Choosing an Adult Primary Care Provider

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Preparing Your Daughter for Her First Period

One of the most stressful events in adolescence, for both parents and teens, is when a girl gets her first period. Here are some ways you can help your daughter prepare for the transition from girlhood to womanhood.

Preparing Your Daughter for Her First Period

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Your Questions about Behavioral Health, Answered

Antony Sheehan from Aspire Health Alliance answers questions about behavioral health and the Words Matter campaign as a part of One Healthy Boston.

Your Questions about Behavioral Health, Answered

Learn More About South Shore Health's Total Joint Replacement Program

What Do You Need to Know about Joint Replacement?

South Shore Health orthopedic surgeon Michael Ayers, MD, answers questions about joint replacement surgery.

What Do You Need to Know about Joint Replacement?

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Do Adults Need a Measles Titer Check?

As measles exposure makes headlines across the nation and right here on the South Shore, adults are questioning whether or not they’re truly immune to...

Do Adults Need a Measles Titer Check?

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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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How to Choose a Sunscreen

Overwhelmed by the options in the sunscreen aisle? Learn how to choose the right sunblock and stay safe in the sun.

How to Choose a Sunscreen