Health

Reducing Sugary Drinks for Kids

July 29, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Elizabeth Mack

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Elizabeth Mack about practical tips to reduce children’s consumption of sugary drinks and why this is important. Dr. Mack is the Division Chief for Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at MUSC Children’s Health and she’s a spokesperson for...

Staying Safe in the South Carolina Sun

July 26, 2019 - Posted in Health by Connor Boulet
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South Carolina ranked first in the United States for child vehicular heatstrokes in 2018, and with Palmetto State temperatures reaching highs of 100 degrees during the summertime, heat exhaustion is a serious, life-threatening danger, and residents should know the signs of...

Risk Factors & Early Intervention for Eating Disorders

July 16, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Renee Rienecke

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Rene Rienecke about risk factors, possible symptoms and the importance of early intervention for eating disorders. Dr. Rienecke is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and Psychiatry, and she’s the Director of the...

Twin Pregnancy

May 28, 2019 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Barbara Head about twin pregnancy. Dr. Head is an Associate Professor in the Department of OB/GYN and she’s a Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist at MUSC Women’s Health.

Fever in Children

May 21, 2019 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
Dr. Ian Kane

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Ian Kane about caring for a child who has a fever. Dr. Kane is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and a pediatric emergency physician at MUSC Children’s Health.

Age Related Macular Degeneration & Related Research

May 20, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Baerbel Rohrer

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Baerbel Rohrer about Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and research related to diagnostics and therapeutics for this disease. Dr. Rohrer is a Professor of Ophthalmology and the Smart-State Endowed Chair in Gene and Pharmaceutical...

Preventing Dehydration in the Summer Time in South Carolina

May 14, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Elisha Brownfield

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Elisha Brownfield about staying hydrated during the heat of the summer in S.C. Dr. Brownfield is an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine at MUSC.

Protecting Children from Measles

May 7, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Elizabeth Mack

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Elizabeth Mack about protecting children from measles. Dr. Mack is the Division Chief for Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at MUSC Children Health and she is a spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Tele-Mental Health Care

May 6, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Christopher Pelic

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Christopher Pelic about tele-mental health services, and how this approach is transforming the way care is provided for mental and emotional health problems. Dr. Pelic is a Professor of Psychiatry, and the Medical Director &...

Exercise and Weight Management to Reduce Cancer Risk

April 30, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Marvella Ford

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Marvella Ford about establishing a regular routine of exercise (and weight management) to lower the risk of cancer and improve overall health. Dr. Ford is Associate Director of Population Sciences and Cancer Disparities at Hollings...

Acupuncture as a Treatment for Chronic Pain

April 29, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Christopher Bunt

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Christopher Bunt about acupuncture as a treatment for chronic pain. Dr. Bunt is a Family Medicine physician and a licensed medical acupuncturist at MUSC Health.

Morning Sickness During Pregnancy

April 23, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Barbara Head about morning sickness during pregnancy. Dr. Head is an Associate Professor in the Department of OB/GYN and she’s a Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist at MUSC Women’s Health.

Update about the Human Microbiome and Health

April 8, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Michael Schmidt

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Michael Schmidt about the bacteria, viruses and fungi that make up the human microbiome, and its impact upon health. Dr. Schmidt is a Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at MUSC and he is one of the hosts of the...

Depression in Older Adult

March 26, 2019 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
Dr. William Moran

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. William Moran about the diagnosis and treatment of depression during the older adult years. Dr. Moran is the McKnight Professor of Aging Research and Director of the Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics at MUSC.

Meningococcal Disease & Prevention Teens and Young Adults

February 19, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Terry Dixon

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Terry Dixon about protecting teens and young adults from meningococcal disease. Dr. Dixon is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and a Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist at MUSC Children’s Health.

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