Beaufort Memorial LifeFit Wellness Services presents “What you need to know about medications and supplements”

BEAUFORT, SC – If you’ve had more than a few questions about your medications over the years, make plans to attend “What you need to know about medications and supplements,” Thursday, May 30, from 8 to 9:30 a.m., at the Quality Inn at Town Center, Beaufort.

Presented by Beaufort Memorial LifeFit Wellness Services, the free seminar will include information about:

• Knowing your medications
• How to spot a rip off
• The truth about Internet pharmacies
• Name brand vs. generic drugs
• Dietary supplements
• Herbal & prescription drug interactions

Featured speakers will be Dr. C. Wayne Weart, Pharm D, and professor of Clinical Pharmacy and Outcome Sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina, and Dr. Philip Cusumano, board-certified internist with Beaufort Memorial Lady’s Island Internal Medicine.

FREE blood pressure and glucose screenings will be offered on the CHiP Mobile Wellness Unit from 7-8 a.m. Seminar registration will open at 7:30 a.m.

A light continental breakfast will be served and registration is required. To register call (843) 522-5585 or toll-free (888) 522-5585.

The seminar is part of the “Life, Lived Better” community series hosted by Beaufort Memorial LifeFit Wellness Services. Series lectures focus on overall wellness, prevention, and health improvements for the best quality of life, and are held throughout the year. The next seminar, “Staying Sharp: Your brain and you,” will be held Wednesday, June 5, in Sun City’s Magnolia Hall.

To learn more about Beaufort Memorial LifeFit Wellness Services visit www.bmhsc.org.

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