Charleston Cares

Charleston Cares Blog aims to bring 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 using #CharlestonCares or #HIPchs!

 

What Vaccines Should I Get As An Adult?

Categories: Blog, Health Check
Children aren’t the only ones who should be following a timeline of vaccinations while growing up- big kids need them occasionally, too! Aside from your annual flu shot every fall (critical for the young, elderly, and pregnant – or those who have regular contact with the aforementioned) it is important to consider what vaccines should …

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Cervical Cancer 101: What You Need to Know

Categories: Blog, Health Check
  Cervical cancer, caused by the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), was once the leading cause of cancer death in women. Due to increased regularity of Pap tests, cervical cancer has dropped significantly over the past half century. Today, it is estimated that 12,000 women in the USA are diagnosed with cervical cancer annually. Every sexually active …

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One Minute Fit: Take A To-Go Box!

Categories: Blog, One Minute Fit
One Minute Fit is our new health and lifestyle video series aimed at introducing simple, healthy habits into your daily routine. Brittany Block, Fitness and Lifestyle Coach, shares how you can sneak a few punches into your day to get your arms moving and your heart pumping: Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic provides medical care to eligible …

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A ‘Diet’ Resolution You Can Actually Stick To

Categories: Blog, Health Check
It’s hard to avoid the word “diet” this time of year. A common New Year’s resolution after a season of holiday indulgence, stories about fitness and dieting seem to gloss every magazine headline and feature on every tv news segment. The new year is certainly a great time to start afresh; but constantly striving to …

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