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The Invisible Pandemic: Domestic Violence and Social Determinants of Health

South Shore Medical Center has been looking at the way we deliver care for people who are experiencing issues that are often difficult to discuss, even in the confines of a confidential exam room.

The Invisible Pandemic: Domestic Violence and Social Determinants of Health

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How to Take Care of Your Feet This Summer: Six Helpful Tips

Summer is a season of freedom for your feet! Whether you're digging them into the sand or dipping them in a pool, follow these six tips to ensure your feet have a healthy, happy summer.

How to Take Care of Your Feet This Summer: Six Helpful Tips

Jim Sheehan of the South Shore Shares his Cancer Story

How Early Colorectal Screening Changed One South Shore Man’s Life

Jim Sheehan never expected to receive a cancer diagnosis at the young age of 54. As a South Shore resident and family man, he now serves as an advocate to his friends, family, and coworkers for early cancer screenings - especially colonoscopies.

How Early Colorectal Screening Changed One South Shore Man’s Life

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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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Getting Back to Outdoor Exercise

Springtime in New England is a great time to get back into nature. It’s especially exciting this year, as the Centers for Disease Control and...

Getting Back to Outdoor Exercise

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How to Manage Quarantine Weight Gain

Ready to make your healthy eating habits and exercise routine a priority again? A registered dietitian explains how small changes can make a big impact when fighting the quarantine 15.

How to Manage Quarantine Weight Gain

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Four Mistakes You’re Making While Working from Home

If you’re one of the millions of workers currently doing your job remotely, there’s a good chance you didn’t have ergonomics on your mind when you initially set up your workstation. After all, many people were forced to work from the couch, the kitchen table, or a spare bedroom when remote work began.

Four Mistakes You’re Making While Working from Home

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Helping Teens Stay Safe on the Road: Tips for Teens and Parents

A driver’s license is a symbol of freedom, an indicator that a teen is ready to hit the road and go wherever he or she wants to go. Unfortunately, for too many teens, driving can be deadly. Motor vehicle accidents are among the leading causes of death for teens in the United States.

Helping Teens Stay Safe on the Road: Tips for Teens and Parents

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Eight Small Changes for Healthier Eating in the New Year

Changing your eating habits can be a great way to boost your overall health — but that doesn't mean you have to make big, drastic changes all at once!

Eight Small Changes for Healthier Eating in the New Year