A group of kids splashes and laughs while swimming in a pool

Tips for Staying Safe at the Pool this Summer

Swimming in a pool is a great way to beat the heat during the summer months. However, it's important to exercise caution, especially for families with young children.

Tips for Staying Safe at the Pool this Summer

A woman sleeps while using a CPAP machine to help her breathing

CPAP Machine Recall: What You Need to Know

Millions of Americans rely on a CPAP machine for a healthy, restful night's sleep. If you use a CPAP machine, you should be aware of a recent recall of machines made by a prominent CPAP manufacturer.

CPAP Machine Recall: What You Need to Know

A child catches a soccer ball thrown by her mother in a field while the family has a picnic behind them. The sun is shining.

How to Identify Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke

With the first heat wave of the summer expected on the South Shore this week, it's important to take precautions to avoid heat-related illness —...

How to Identify Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke

Todd Ellerin shows the knot and tuck method for masks

How the 'Knot-and-Tuck' Method Achieves a Better Fitting Face Mask

Protect yourself and others against COVID-19 with a better fitting mask. Todd Ellerin, MD explains the importance of a good fitting mask and how achieve that with the "knot-and-tuck" method.

How the 'Knot-and-Tuck' Method Achieves a Better Fitting Face Mask

A family gathers around a tablet in front of a Christmas tree to have a video call with loved ones during COVID-19.

A Different Holiday Season: Coping with the Loss of Holiday Traditions

COVID-19 has forced many families to forego annual holiday traditions, which can lead to feelings of sadness and disappointment. As Dr. Green explains, it's important to channel those feelings in the right direction.

A Different Holiday Season: Coping with the Loss of Holiday Traditions

An older woman exercises in her home with hand weights

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

A close-up view of pink oleander flowers.

Oleander and COVID-19: Get the Facts

This toxic plant and its extract have been in the news, floated in some circles as potential treatments for COVID-19.

Oleander and COVID-19: Get the Facts

A woman stands near a window and looks sadly outside.

Living with Uncertainty during COVID-19

As we enter the sixth month of navigating the COVID-19 pandemic, uncertainty continues to permeate most aspects of our lives.

Living with Uncertainty during COVID-19

A sign showing the hurricane evacuation route on a roadway

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