Health and Medical

The Science of Sleep

December 12, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bobbi Conner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Andrea Rinn about the latest understanding of sleep, and why it is so essential for good health. Dr. Rinn is a physician in the Department of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine and the Medical Director of the Sleep Lab at MUSC.

Trauma-Focused Workshops in Puerto Rico

December 11, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bobbi Conner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Michael De Arellano about training teachers and helping children in Puerto Rico, in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. Dr. De Arellano is a Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and he serves on the faculty at the National...

MUSC Develops Hurricane Health App

November 30, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Health by Victoria Hansen
Flooding from Hurricane Irma near Charleston Harbor

The 2017 Atlantic Hurricane season comes to a close this week, officially ending November 30. It was one of the most active and costliest to hit the United States, with 17 named storms and 10 hurricanes, six of which were major with winds of 110 milers per hour or more...

Vocal Health & Disorders

November 28, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Health by Bobbi Conner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Lucinda Halstead about vocal health, and being alert to vocal changes that may need medical evaluation. Dr. Halstead is an Ear, Nose and Throat Physician and the Medical Director of the Evelyn Trammell Institute for Voice and Swallowing...

Prevention and Treatment of Frailty in Older Adults

November 27, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Health by Bobbi Conner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Russell Blackwelder about the prevention and treatment of frailty in older adults. Dr. Blackwelder is an Assistant Professor and the Director of Geriatric Education for the Department of Family Medicine at MUSC.

Ear Infections in Childhood

November 21, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Health by Bobbi Conner
Doctor checking out a girls ear

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. David White about diagnosing and treating ear infections (and chronic ear infections) in children. Dr. White is a Professor in the College of Medicine and Director of the Pediatric Ear, Nose and Throat Program at MUSC Children’s Health.

Childhood Cancer Update

November 20, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Health by Bobbi Conner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Jackie Kraveka about the latest developments in treating childhood cancer. Dr. Kraveka is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and a Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist at MUSC Children’s Health.

Telehealth Industry Marketing to Senior Citizens

November 16, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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A few years ago, our next guest’s company entered the fast-growing telehealth industry. They have now decided to add that same technology to the fast-growing senior citizen home health care market. How are new technologies and services like these faring in the face of today...

Medicare Basics

November 15, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Health by Mike Switzer
Lynn Bailey

Approximately 10,000 Americans turn 65 years old everyday. Or as one of our listeners wrote us recently “65 years young”! This listener also pointed out that an important resource for those attaining that age is the National Medicare Handbook which, while providing over 130...

Rotator Cuff Disorders

November 14, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Health by Bobbi Conner
Doctor explaining to patient about rotator cuff

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Shane Woolf about rotator cuff injuries—one of the most common types of shoulder injuries. Dr. Woolf is an Associate Professor and Chief of Sports Medicine in the Department of Orthopaedics at MUSC.

Healthy Nutrition during Pregnancy

November 13, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Health by Bobbi Conner
Pregnant women looking at fresh vegetables and fruit

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Angela Choi about healthy eating and essential nutrition during pregnancy. Dr. Choi is an Assistant Professor and Obstetrician and Gynecologist at MUSC Women’s Health.

Recognizing Concussion in Children & Teens

November 7, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Health by Bobbi Conner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Alec DeCastro about the signs, symptoms and treatment of concussion in children and teens. Dr. DeCastro is an Assistant Professor and the Chief of Primary Care Sports Medicine in the Department of Family Medicine at MUSC.

Cancer Immunotherapy Update

November 6, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bobbi Conner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. John Wrangle about medical testing that helps identify which cancer patients are likely to benefit from current immunotherapy treatments. Dr. Wrangle is an Oncologist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Hematology/Oncology at...

SC Kids Donate Sweet Treats to Deployed Service Men, Women

November 2, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Thelisha Eaddy
Children and families in South Carolina will have a chance to exchange Halloween candy for toys and send deployed U.S. troops a "sweet" reminder of home this holiday season

Children and families in South Carolina will have a chance to exchange Halloween candy for toys and send deployed U.S. troops a "sweet" reminder of home this holiday season during Operation Troop Treats , an annual candy exchange hosted by the local Kool Smiles dental...

Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcome (ECHO) Research

October 31, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Health by Bobbi Conner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. John Vena about MUSC’s participation in a large National Institutes of Health Initiative—called ECHO—which is studying environmental influences on the health of children. Dr. Vena is a Professor and the Founding Chairman of the...

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