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Explore our Charleston Cares Blog for 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.

 

Should I Stay in Charleston During A Hurricane?

Categories: Blog, Common Concerns
In the midst of Hurricane Season for the Lowcountry, staying safe is the number one priority. It is critical to stay informed, especially if you or your loved ones make the decision to remain in your home during a dangerous weather event or in the face of an evacuation order. The most up-to-date storm tracker from …

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One Minute Fit: Wiggle When You Walk

Categories: Blog, One Minute Fit
One Minute Fit is our health and lifestyle video series aimed at introducing simple, healthy habits into your daily routine. Ever smile to yourself as you see someone walking and pumping their arms vigorously for a work out? It’s your turn to spread some cheer! Our Lifestyle & Fitness Coach, Brittany Mabry, explains why moving your …

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12 Healthy Late-Night Snacks

Categories: Blog, Health Check
It happens: You have a perfectly satisfying dinner, finish up some chores around the home or spend time with the family, and eventually settle in to watch your favorite program or the news. Hunger strikes. Could it be that watching the television triggers snack pangs? Could be. Perhaps you didn’t consume enough protein during the …

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Eclipse Viewing Safety For Charleston, SC

Categories: Blog, Health Check
It is perhaps a once in a lifetime event: A breathtaking celestial show that will darken the lowcountry completely on Monday, August 21st from approximately 2:41 -2:44 pm. The solar eclipse is expected to bring large sums of people (and traffic) to a virtual standstill within a large radius of Charleston, South Carolina, as the …

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