Healthy Bagged Lunch Ideas

Categories: Blog, Health Check
It’s the season for Back-to-School Lunches – and with it, a chance for everyone to start fresh with a few nutritional goals! Incorporating some healthy bagged lunch ideas into the mix will keep the whole family on target for a productive school and work year. Kids aren’t the only ones who benefit from bagging a …

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Ask A Nutritionist: How Can I Increase My Physical Activity?

Categories: Blog, Health Check
Joanne M. Gallivan, M.S., R.D.N. is a registered Dietitian Nutritionist and volunteer at Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic. Prior to joining the Clinic, she served as the Director of the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP). It’s summertime and there’s no time like the present to make physical activity a regular part of the day. The …

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How To Quit Smoking

Categories: Blog, Common Concerns
A recent study by the American Cancer Society found that almost half of all cancer deaths were attributed to modifiable risk factors, such as smoking. Smoking cigarettes kills more Americans than alcohol, car accidents, HIV, guns, and illegal drugs combined. While you may already know about all the risks associated with tobacco use, quitting is …

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Should I Stay in Charleston During A Hurricane?

Categories: Blog, Common Concerns
Check here for the latest local updates. 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 …

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