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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!

 

Problems With Mask-Wearing and Helpful Solutions

Categories: Blog, Health Check
Wearing a mask is the new reality – and responsibility – for all Americans. When you wear a face covering, the risk of spreading COVID-19 reduces drastically, protecting those who are more at-risk and vulnerable to poor health outcomes, such as adults over 65 or those who are immunocompromised.  It’s also ok to acknowledge that …

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How To Avoid Food Poisoning : Ask A Nutritionist

Categories: Ask a Nutritionist, Blog
One in six Americans will get sick from food poisoning this year. That’s why food safety is so important for you and your family. Many of us are doing more cooking at home now. Remember these four steps to help your family stay safe from food poisoning at home: Clean, Separate, Cook, Chill. Clean. -Wash …

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Can My Diet Affect My Vision? Ask A Nutritionist.

Categories: Ask a Nutritionist, Blog
Getting older means it’s even more important to protect your vision – with food. As you get older, especially after the age of 65, the rate of eye related diseases nearly triples. That’s why it is so important to take care of your eyes and protect your vision. Good nutrition can help. Age-related macular degeneration, …

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