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.

The Importance of Sun Safety for Children

Many of the chronic conditions that affect adults have their onset in the habits that are established in childhood. South Shore Health's Chief of Pediatrics explains how parents can establish sun safety habits in their kids.

The Importance of Sun Safety for Children

A provider puts a blood pressure band on a patient's arm

Three Things to Know About Sports Physicals

Even though the kids have barely made it to summer camp, parents across the South Shore are starting to think about back-to-school preparations....

Three Things to Know About Sports Physicals

Happy child wearing sunscreen

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

South Shore Health Express - Plymouth

Seven Questions about Urgent Care, Answered

Urgent care is an alternative to costly emergency room visits for non life-threatening conditions. Learn more about the role urgent care can play in your health!

Seven Questions about Urgent Care, Answered

Maddie Gomes in the hospital as she prepares for kidney donation

South Shore Nurse Gives the Gift of Life with Kidney Donation

When South Shore Health Express nurse Maddie Gomes learned she could donate a kidney to one of the 100,000 people in the United States are awaiting a donor kidney, she jumped at the chance. Read her story and learn more about kidney donation.

South Shore Nurse Gives the Gift of Life with Kidney Donation

Urgent Care an important option in flu season

Expert Care for Minor Injuries and Illnesses

South Shore Health's Urgent Care Centers allow you to see a doctor without an appointment for injuries and minor illnesses, including the flu. Urgent...

Expert Care for Minor Injuries and Illnesses

Cars in the snow

Seven Ways to Prevent Snow-Related Injuries

Winter is here. Be sure to avoid injury in snowy conditions!

Seven Ways to Prevent Snow-Related Injuries