Month: May 2017

Carole McCrary Featured in Volunteer Spotlight

May 30, 2017 Comments Off on Carole McCrary Featured in Volunteer Spotlight
February 20 @ 2:13 pm

Each month, BIFMC shines a spotlight on one of our many exceptional clinic volunteers. From medical staff to voluntary file clerks, Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic is able to provide a warm, caring and expert primary medical home to hundreds of uninsured patients. The residents and workers of our Lowcountry community are cared for and…

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Skim Health: 5.26.17

May 26, 2017 Comments Off on Skim Health: 5.26.17
February 20 @ 2:13 pm

Top health articles of interest circulating in the media this week, 5.26.17 As this Politico article highlights, your zip code can be one of the largest factors affecting your health. Dr. Prabhjot Singh, a physician in East Harlem, NY, notes that residents in the area die an average of 10…

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I [Heart] Recipes: Light & Crisp Sesame Slaw

May 24, 2017 Comments Off on I [Heart] Recipes: Light & Crisp Sesame Slaw
February 20 @ 2:13 pm

Cole slaw signals the start of summer – but it doesn’t have to be laden with mayonnaise and sugar to get the respect it deserves as a stand out BBQ side dish. This ‘Light & Crisp’ Sesame Slaw captures the traditional tang without the calories, and will compliment any seafood, beef…

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Dr. Jim Hayes Featured in Charleston’s ‘Healthlinks’ Magazine

May 18, 2017 Comments Off on Dr. Jim Hayes Featured in Charleston’s ‘Healthlinks’ Magazine
February 20 @ 2:13 pm

Dr. Jim Hayes, Board of Directors Chair and volunteer physician for Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic, was featured recently in the May/June edition of Charleston’s Healthlinks Magazine. The piece, entitled “Doctors Who Give Back” by Anne Toole, highlighted the doctors who “make a difference in their patients’ lives every day” by…

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4 Common Myths About Poverty

May 16, 2017 Comments Off on 4 Common Myths About Poverty
February 20 @ 2:13 pm

An estimated 45 million Americans live below the federal poverty limit – approximately 14.5% of the population, yet many myths about poverty exist. Among this population, it is projected that 23 million Americans will be without health insurance in 2017: due to financial hardship, lack of medicaid eligibility, or because…

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Is Napping Good for Your Health?

May 5, 2017 Comments Off on Is Napping Good for Your Health?
February 20 @ 2:13 pm

The power of a nap on a fussy toddler is not to be underestimated. But should adults indulge in a mid-day siesta, too? And who has the time? The benefits of getting enough sleep are often overlooked and rarely prescribed, even though sleep is vital to your body’s ability to…

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