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How to Stay Safe While Walking

South Shore Hospital's Trauma Center has also seen a significant increase in pedestrian accidents. Our team offers important tips for pedestrian safety.

How to Stay Safe While Walking

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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

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How to Go Back to School Safely during COVID-19

There are many factors to consider as we decide how to safely educate children this fall. Get an infectious disease expert's take on what educators and parents need to think about.

How to Go Back to School Safely during COVID-19

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How to Stop the Stigma That’s Spreading with COVID-19

History has shown that pandemics tend to provoke stigma and xenophobia. COVID-19 is no different. Learn how to fight the stigma.

How to Stop the Stigma That’s Spreading with COVID-19

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Homeschooling Tips for Parents during COVID-19

Not sure how to homeschool your kids as you minimize your risk for COVID-19? An experienced parent shares her 10 tips.

Homeschooling Tips for Parents during COVID-19

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Why Kids Bully, and How We Can Address It

Bullying is a sensitive topic, for both kids and parents. An Aspire Health Alliance psychologist explains the roots of bullying behavior and how parents can approach the subject with their children.

Why Kids Bully, and How We Can Address It

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This Holiday Season, Focus on Gratitude

Practicing gratitude is free, but it pays huge rewards. The holiday season is a great time to get in the habit of expressing your gratitude. Learn four ways to get started!

This Holiday Season, Focus on Gratitude

Karen Peterson of South Shore Health's Youth Health Connection

Q&A with Karen Peterson of Youth Health Connection

For 26 years, Youth Health Connection (YHC) has helped young people deal with the challenges they face as they mature. The group recently welcomed Karen Peterson to continue this critical program. Learn more about Karen's background and the future of the program.

Q&A with Karen Peterson of Youth Health Connection

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Teens and Mental Health: What Adults Need to Know

The teen years are crucial for both mental and physical development. Many teens face mental health challenges. It's important for parents to know the warning signs of mental health struggles and to know how to help their teens.

Teens and Mental Health: What Adults Need to Know