I [Heart] Recipes: Greek Pita Pizzas

Categories: Blog, I [heart] Recipes
With a crisp in the air, comfort foods grow more appealing by the hour – but they need not be laden with extra calories and carbs. This simple, 30-minute meal ‘pita pizza’ will sit well all winter long, delivering a light and crunchy crust and packed generously with greek style vegetables and optional chicken topping …

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BIFMC Featured in Kiawah ‘Legends’ Magazine

Categories: News
Kiawah Island’s Legends Magazine recently featured Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic in their October 2017 issue. The article, printed in the Good Works section, chronicles the Clinic’s mission to treat uninsured adults who live or work on Johns, James and Wadmalaw Islands. See the article below, or request a copy here. You may also view the Kiawah Legends …

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Dear Nurse Wanda: A Pocket Full of Change

Categories: Blog, Dear Nurse Wanda
Charleston Cares Guest Blogger, Wanda Lefler, RN, is the Nurse Manager at Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic. Each month, she will offer her insight into patient care, health management – and the art of listening. If you have a medical question for Nurse Wanda, please e-mail your questions to nursemanager.bifmc@gmail.com. Dear Nurse Wanda: I have been experiencing a lot …

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BIFMC Community Pillar Profile: Dr. Richard Ulmer

Categories: BIFMC Pillar Profiles, News
Dr. Richard Ulmer, Medical Director and Physician at Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic, has provided well beyond a professional’s lifetime of dignity, compassion, health and good humor to his patients. Across his many decades of training – and then treating – the lowcountry community through his internal medicine practice, it is beyond fitting that Dr. …

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How To Do A Self Breast Examination

Categories: Blog, Health Check, Home Feature
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and a perfect reason to start a monthly regimen of self breast examinations to detect any abnormalities or changes in the breast tissue. According to The National Cancer Institute, approximately 12.4% of women will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in their life – but due to early intervention …

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