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Live Well in August: Salsa, Stay Cool and Sail!

Posted by Living Well Team on Jul 31, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Living well means getting out and enjoying the many events and activities the Beaufort community has to offer. This month’s calendar is filled with plenty of family-friendly fun for you and your loved ones.

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Topics: News & Events

Ouch! Something Bit Me!

Posted by Living Well Team on Jul 24, 2017 2:00:00 PM

You’re not the only one who enjoys the warm temps of summer. At this time of year, insects are very active and they don’t like the ways we humans tend to invade their turf.

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Topics: Wellness

Prediabetes and Your Future

Posted by Living Well Team on Jul 21, 2017 2:00:00 PM

One in three American adults has prediabetes, or elevated blood sugar above normal but below a diabetes diagnosis. That’s a staggering 86 million of us. And prediabetes comes with serious health risks, most especially developing type 2 diabetes, heart disease and stroke.

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Topics: Wellness

Heart Tech & Tests

Posted by Living Well Team on Jul 19, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But cardiologists have a wide range of tests available to them to help patients determine their heart health and develop a plan to achieve cardiac wellness.

Here are the tools cardiologists use to test your ticker and help you keep your heart in optimal health.

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Topics: Wellness

Summer Holiday Safety

Posted by Living Well Team on Jul 3, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Is there anything more eagerly awaited than a long summer holiday weekend? That same building anticipation and excitement is what often makes holidays such as Independence Day, Memorial Day and Labor Day more deadly than average summer days.

Here are ways to help protect you and your loved ones from common holiday dangers and still have a great time.

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Topics: Wellness