Health

Substance Use Treatment for Teens

December 30, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Brittany Bryant

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Brittany Bryant about treatment for teens with substance use problems. Dr. Bryant is a Clinical Instructor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and she’s the Director of the MOTIVATE Program for adolescent substance use treatment at...

When Toddlers & Preschoolers are Picky Eaters

December 23, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Rachel Zweigoron

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Rachel Zweigoron about toddlers and preschoolers who are picky eaters, with tips to make meal time positive and healthy. Dr. Zweigoron is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and a Pediatrician at MUSC Children’s Health.

SC Mother’s Milk Bank

December 17, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Allison Chapman

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Allison Chapman about the SC Mother’s Milk Bank, which provides pasteurized breast milk to hospitalized, low-birth weight babies in South Carolina. Dr. Chapman is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of neonatology at...

Grief & Loss: Getting Through the Holidays

December 10, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Alyssa Rheingold

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Alyssa Rheingold about dealing with grief or loss over the holidays. Dr. Rheingold is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Director of Clinical Operations at the National Crime Victims Center at MUSC.

Prostate Cancer Update

December 9, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Thomas Keane

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Thomas Keane about screening and treatment for prostate cancer. Dr. Keane is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Urology and he specializes in managing prostate, bladder and kidney cancer at MUSC.

Diabetes in Pregnancy

December 3, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Audrea Loftley

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Aundrea Loftley about diabetes during pregnancy and efforts to control blood sugar to help maintain a healthy pregnancy. Dr. Loftley is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and an Endocrinologist at MUSC.

Inherited Cardiovascular Disease

December 2, 2019 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
Dr. Daniel Judge

Dr. Daniel Judge Credit Bobbi Conner/MUSC This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Daniel Judge about inherited cardiovascular disease and new developments in cardiovascular genetic testing. Dr. Judge is a cardiologist specializing in inherited heart disease, and he is the...

Innovative ICU Keeps Camden Man Close to Home

November 25, 2019 - Posted in Health by Julia Shillinglaw
Johnny Fellers and his wife in front of furniture store

When Johnny Fellers became ill one night, he thought it was related to his diabetes. After being admitted to KershawHealth hospital, he was sent to ICU. In the ICU, the KershawHealth team decided to use telehealth to help with his diagnosis. “Community hospitals like Camden...

Pediatric Cancer Survivorship

November 25, 2019 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
Dr. Anca Dumitriu

Dr. Anca Dumitriu Credit Bobbi Conner/MUSC This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Anca Dumitriu about the long term care, support and follow-up needed for pediatric cancer survivors. Dr. Dumitriu is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and a Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist...

Tele-specialist visits showcased during Telehealth Awareness Week

November 22, 2019 - Posted in Health by Julia Shillinglaw
Tidelands nurse uses telehealth cart to get the patient connected to a MUSC specialist.

Telehealth Awareness Week (TAW) is an annual observance by proclamation of Governor McMaster highlighting telehealth programs and services available right in our communities, around the state. Everyone deserves access to quality healthcare, regardless of where they live...

Celebrating Rural Providers on National Rural Health Day

November 21, 2019 - Posted in Health by John Lewis
Cotton Field

The South Carolina Telehealth Alliance understands the barriers between rural South Carolinians and quality health care. It’s why we advocate for telehealth in rural South Carolina – to break down those barriers and expand access to the care that all people deserve,...

Liquid Biopsy

November 18, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Cynthia Schandl

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Cynthia Schandl about liquid biopsy and how it is used in precision medicine to assist in the treatment of cancer. Dr. Schandl is a Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and she is the Director of the Cytogenetic and Genomics...

Pastor Reunited With Doctor That Changed His Life

November 12, 2019 - Posted in Health by Julia Shillinglaw
Pastor Cox Prays Over Dr. Christine Holmstedt

Pastor Tommy Cox of Georgetown, S.C., and his wife Ginny made a trip to the Medical Univeristy of South Carolina in Charleston to meet Dr. Christine Holmstedt. Cox has wanted to see Dr. Holmstedt in person ever since his stroke in 2017. "I just wanted to hug her neck and...

Healthy Sleep Routine in the First Year of Life

November 12, 2019 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
Dr. Rachel Zweigoron

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Rachel Zweigoron about healthy sleep routines for infants, in the first year of life. Dr. Zweigoron is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and a Pediatrician at MUSC Children’s Health.

Early Detection of Bladder Cancer

November 11, 2019 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
Dr. Thomas Keane

Dr. Thomas Keane Credit Bobbi Conner/MUSC This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Thomas Keane about prevention, early detection and treatment of bladder cancer. Dr. Keane is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Urology and he specializes in managing prostate, bladder...

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