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New and Improved: What to Know about Advanced Imaging at South Shore Health

South Shore Health is committed to providing our community with cutting-edge, world-class technology. Learn more about our new CT scanner, how it benefits patients, and further upgrades that will be coming this fall.

New and Improved: What to Know about Advanced Imaging at South Shore Health

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Seven Playground Safety Tips for Parents and Caretakers

For many young children, a trip to the local playground is the highlight of their days! Playgrounds are filled with fun and offer children a great way to socialize with peers - but playgrounds have their fair share of injury hazards as well.

Seven Playground Safety Tips for Parents and Caretakers

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Five Questions On Skin Cancer, Answered

With more than 5 million cases diagnosed in the United States each year, skin cancer is the most common cancer in the U.S. It’s also one of the most preventable.

Five Questions On Skin Cancer, Answered

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Paula's Story: Hip Replacement Without a Hospital Stay

After having a standard hip replacement several years ago, Paula K. had a chance to have her other hip replaced at our Outpatient Surgical Unit. She seized the chance, and is on the road to living pain-free.

Paula's Story: Hip Replacement Without a Hospital Stay

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Five Questions on Testicular Cancer, Answered

In an effort to spread awareness about testicular cancer and the importance of testing for young men, radiation oncologist Peter F. Orio, III, DO, MS answers five common questions about prevention, screening and treatment.

Five Questions on Testicular Cancer, Answered

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Insect Stings and Allergic Reactions: What You Need to Know

For most people, insect stings are painful, but harmless. However, others may have life-threatening allergic reactions after a sting. Learn how to spot an allergic reaction and why you should dial 9-1-1 at the first sign of anaphylaxis.

Insect Stings and Allergic Reactions: What You Need to Know

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Colleague Spotlight: Celebrating Kimberly LeBlanc, RN!

Thanks to her forward-thinking nature and attention to detail, Kimberly was able to identify inefficiencies in how South Shore Medical Center used pulse oximeters and the related accessories.

Colleague Spotlight: Celebrating Kimberly LeBlanc, RN!

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Sharing Is Caring: A Century of Fond Memories and Patient Experiences at South Shore Hospital

As we celebrate the 100th anniversary of South Shore Hospital, patients shared fond memories of their experiences at the Hospital over the years.

Sharing Is Caring: A Century of Fond Memories and Patient Experiences at South Shore Hospital

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Stop the Bleed: How Proper Training Can Help You Save a Life

Uncontrolled bleeding is the number-one cause of preventable death from trauma. This makes training to stop uncontrolled bleeding an essential public health tool, right up there with CPR and access to defibrillators.

Stop the Bleed: How Proper Training Can Help You Save a Life