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Five Questions on Breast Cancer Prevention

Suniti Nimbkar, MD, Medical Director of the Breast Care Center at Dana-Farber Brigham Cancer Center in clinical affiliation with South Shore Hospital, answers common questions on breast cancer screening and prevention.

Five Questions on Breast Cancer Prevention

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What Parents Should Know about RSV

Respiratory Syncytial Virus, or RSV, is respiratory illness can cause severe distress in young infants and frighten their parents. Learn how caregivers treat RSV and how you can prevent it.

What Parents Should Know about RSV

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Three Years into the Pandemic, Six Questions about Our Future with COVID-19

Todd B. Ellerin, MD, Director of Infectious Disease at South Shore Health provides some perspective on the state of the COVID-19 pandemic today and what our future with the virus may hold.

Three Years into the Pandemic, Six Questions about Our Future with COVID-19

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Reducing the Homework Battles: Six Steps to Take

Looking for help in minimizing the fights over homework in your household? A behavioral health expert offers advice for families looking to end the homework battles.

Reducing the Homework Battles: Six Steps to Take

Graphic featuring a photo of Ralph Volpe and text that reads: Colleague Spotlight: Ralph Volpe. "Saving someone from a burning building is not a usual VNA occurrence. But Ralph did it and then went about us usual day of treating patients. He's just so understated." - Francis O'Kane, MS Physical Therapist, South Shore VNA

Colleague Spotlight: Celebrating Ralph Volpe!

We're proud to celebrate Ralph Volpe as the recipient of the Colleague Spotlight Award for September! Learn more about how one of Ralph's patient visits took a dramatic turn.

Colleague Spotlight: Celebrating Ralph Volpe!

Learn About Back and Spine Services at South Shore Health System

Spinal Cord Injuries: Facts and Prevention Tips

The spinal cord plays an essential role in the human body, serving as a messenger between your brain and the rest of your body (and vice versa).

Spinal Cord Injuries: Facts and Prevention Tips

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What Patients Should Know about Updated COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots

As the virus that causes COVID-19 continues to evolve, the tools used to keep us safe are evolving too. Learn more about the new bivalent boosters.

What Patients Should Know about Updated COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots

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Five Questions on Prostate Cancer Prevention, Answered

According to the American Cancer Society, about one in eight men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime, and one in 41 will die of the disease. Because there are often no symptoms associated with early-stage prostate cancer, screening is crucial for early detection, better treatment options and more favorable outcomes for men.

Five Questions on Prostate Cancer Prevention, Answered

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Falls Prevention: Eight Steps to Take to Avoid Falls

Falls are one of the most common trauma injuries we see at South Shore Hospital, and are extremely dangerous for seniors.

Falls Prevention: Eight Steps to Take to Avoid Falls