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An Update for Patients Awaiting Surgery at South Shore Hospital

South Shore Health's Chair of Surgery provides an update on our plans to reschedule surgeries canceled by the COVID-19 pandemic.

An Update for Patients Awaiting Surgery at South Shore Hospital

Jay Flanagan's Story: Saved in a Heartbeat

At 58-years-old, the always-active business owner and father of two adult children could never have imagined he would be fighting for his life on the way to South Shore Hospital.

Jay Flanagan's Story: Saved in a Heartbeat

Redefining High Blood Pressure

Brendan Merchant, MD, cardiologist at South Shore Hospital, explains the new high blood pressure guidelines set by the American Heart Association.

Redefining High Blood Pressure

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Bill Verrier's Story: It Can Happen in a Heartbeat

One second, Bill Verrier, who works in Engineering Services at South Shore Hospital, was racing to the Hospital’s dining room, to sell M&Ms to support...

Bill Verrier's Story: It Can Happen in a Heartbeat

Heart Attack Rapid Response Saved Donald Mathison's Life

Donald Mathison's Story: Heart Attack Rapid Response Saved this South Shore Resident’s Life

Abington resident Donald Mathison experienced a massive heart attack at 57 years old. Fortunately Donald acted quickly and sought treatment at South Shore Hospital, where David Litvak, MD performed balloon angioplasty and stenting opening the blocked coronary artery.

Donald Mathison's Story: Heart Attack Rapid Response Saved this South Shore Resident’s Life

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Jack Doherty's Story: A Life Reclaimed

Jack Doherty should not be here. After suffering a massive heart attack while playing hockey last fall, the 45-year father of five was dead. His heart...

Jack Doherty's Story: A Life Reclaimed