Clinic Volunteer Surge Brings Growth And Optimism

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The New Year kicked off with growth and optimism for Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic, as January 12 saw the orientation of 11 new volunteer members, ranging from administrative roles to interpreters, nurses and physicians. Several of the new volunteers were local undergraduates, interested in gaining clinical experience prior to pursuing careers in medicine. College …

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“Help-A-Heart” Valentine’s Fund to Aid BIFMC Cardiovascular Health

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Looking for the perfect Valentine this year? BIFMC is launching its first ever “Help-A-Heart” Valentine’s Day Fund to assist the Clinic in raising money to support their Cardiovascular Health Program. For a $5 minimum, a donation will be made in honor of your Valentine: A personalized valentine will be mailed to the recipient(s) of your choosing, stating …

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Who Can Help Me in Charleston, SC?

Categories: Blog, Charleston Gives, Common Concerns, Home Feature
If you live in or around Charleston, SC, and you are struggling with financial hardship, health issues or personal crisis, there are many resources in place to help you get back on your feet again. From local shelters, to assistance with paying utility bills or home repairs, to seeking advice for domestic abuse or suicide …

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Recognizing Portion Sizes

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When it comes to maintaining healthy eating habits in the US, perhaps one of our biggest transgressions is overdoing the portions sizes we consume. The reality is – it is not often what we eat, but rather how much we eat that does us in. From restaurant servings to grocery store selections, many of us end up consuming far …

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