Health

Sepsis

By Bobbi Conner

Dr. Andrew Goodwin

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Andrew Goodwin about the importance of early diagnosis and treatment of sepsis.  Dr. Goodwin is an Associate Professor of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and he’s the Medical Director of the Medical Intensive Care Unit at MUSC.

ABCD Research Update

By Bobbi Conner

Dr. Lindsay Squeglia

This week Bobbi Conner alks with Dr. Lindsay Squeglia about the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) study and early findings from this research related to screen time for children and teens. Dr. Squeglia is a Clinical Neuropsychologist and Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at MUSC.

Farm to School at Briggs Elementary

By Sean Flynn

Farm to School at Briggs Elementary

"Making It Grow" visits Briggs Elementary School in Florence, SC to learn more about Farm at Briggs. While holding chickens, Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty and teacher Jeff Murrie talk about the garden and its purpose. Amanda also talks to the students about what they have learned and what they have enjoyed about working in the garden. Mr. Murrie is also a graduate of Clemson Extension’s School Gardening for SC Educators which is a horticulture-based program designed to help SC educators grow successful school gardens to address childhood obesity and improve academic outcomes.

A Healthy Parfait

By Sean Flynn

A Healthy Parfait

Amanda McNulty talks with Clemson Extension Health Agents Paris Mebane and Amber Wilson about hypertension programs they provide while showing us how to make a healthy parfait.

Children & Influenza

By Alfred Turner

Dr. Elizabeth Mack

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Elizabeth Mack about preventing influenza in children and also tips for caring for children who do get the flu.  Dr. Mack is the Division Chief for Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at MUSC Children’s Health and she’s a spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatrics at MUSC.

Understanding Resilience

By Alfred Turner

Dr. Teresa Stephens

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Teresa Stephens about how individuals develop resilience when faced with stressful events and adversity.  Dr. Stephens is an Associate Professor in the College of Nursing at MUSC and she has been involved in research related to resilience for the past 11 years. 

Healthy Bread Dip for Hypertension

By Sean Flynn

Healthy Bread Dip for Hypertension

Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty talks with Clemson Health Extension Agents Shanna Sykes and Emily Moody about hypertension programs they provide. They also make a healthy dip for bread!

The Food2Market Program

By Sean Flynn

The Food2Market Program

Host of "Making It Grow", Amanda McNulty learns about the Food2Market program from Dr. Kimberly Baker and Adair Hoover from the Clemson Extension’s Food Systems and Safety Program Team. Food2Market is a Clemson Extension program designed to help food entrepreneurs through the many steps of food safety regulations that are necessary to prepare food products for sale.

Rural hospital adds virtual palliative care program

By John Lewis

Dr. Alecia Anyim talks with a patient at MUSC Health Marion Medical Center.

The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) bought four rural hospitals in early 2019, including the Carolinas Hospital System medical center in Mullins. Now known as the MUSC Health Marion Medical Center, the small hospital is using telehealth to expand access to specialty services like palliative care.

Telehealth is the use of live video technology to connect patients and health care providers.

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