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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!

 

How Do I Keep My Family Healthy Under A Stay-At-Home Guidance? Ask A Nutritionist

Categories: Ask a Nutritionist, Blog
During these difficult and unusual times, it can be a challenge to think about eating healthy and staying physically active. Particularly as many find themselves facing financial uncertainty, planning your weekly grocery budget and saving money is a particular concern across the US. (Contact the Lowcountry Food Bank if you are low on food, or …

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Black History Month: African American Pioneers in Medicine

Categories: Blog, Highlights In Medicine, Home Feature
In celebration of Black History Month, here are a few profiles on notable African American pioneers in medicine. These men and women persevered against astounding racial and political odds of their time to become establishing pillars in the medical field. James McCoune Smith (1813-1865) The first African American to earn a medical degree and practice …

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A New Year’s Resolution to Extend Your Life: Ask A Nutritionist

Categories: Ask a Nutritionist, Blog
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). Happy New Year! If you’re going to keep one resolution this year, make it one that counts for decades. The …

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Are All Processed Foods Bad? Ask a Nutritionist.

Categories: Ask a Nutritionist, 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). Are all processed foods bad? There are thousands of processed foods in the grocery store to choose from. They are …

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