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.

 

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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Should I Tell My Doctor I’m In An Abusive Relationship?

Categories: Blog, Health Check, Home Feature
  If you are experiencing domestic or partner violence, it is important to know how and where to seek help. Can you talk to your doctor about your situation without judgement or legal intervention? In most cases (barring child or elder abuse), discussing your experiences with your physician is confidential under HIPAA and may offer you …

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What To Do If You Have The Flu

Categories: Blog, Common Concerns
You’ve got the flu. Now what? While the flu vaccine significantly decreases your chances of catching the virus (as well as those around you – the CDC estimates that the vaccine prevents 40-60% of the general population from getting sick) it is still possible to get the flu. Symptoms of influenza can last for 1-2 …

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