Charleston Cares

Charleston Cares is our Blog bringing you weekly health tips, heart-friendly recipes, and daily living news. You can find us at www.bifmc.org or follow updates on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Tag us with #CharlestonCares.

 

Dear Nurse Wanda: Keeping Up the Conversation About Breast Health

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: Where can I find more resources …

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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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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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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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How To Give Back on a Budget

Categories: Blog, Charleston Gives
When struggling to meet the demands of your own daily budget, it can be difficult to give back financially to a nonprofit organization or charitable cause you support – but there are many ways you can help without always reaching for your wallet. At Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic, we serve a low income community …

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