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Dave Garr: South Carolina Telehealth Pioneer Award

June 3, 2019 - Posted in Health by John Lewis
Dr. Dave Garr was named the 2019 Telehealth Pioneer Award winner.

At the 2019 South Carolina Telehealth Summit, Dr. Dave Garr was named the 2019 South Carolina Telehealth Pioneer Award winner. In his tenure working for South Carolina's Area Health Education Consortium, he educated doctors on the importance of telehealth and how to best...

John Magill: South Carolina Telehealth Champion Award

June 3, 2019 - Posted in Health by John Lewis
Retired Dept. of Mental Health director John Magill named 2019 Telehealth Champion Award winner.

In April, Palmetto Care Connections honored retired S.C. Department of Mental Health director John Magill with the 2019 Telehealth Champion Award. Colleagues said Magill's dedication to underserved populations helped spur the grand expansion of DMH's telepsychiatry program...

Standing Poses | YOGA MINUTES

May 28, 2019 - Posted in Health by Stacey Millner-Collins
Standing Poses talks about Standing Poses

If you have been in a yoga class, you soon realize that standing poses are the most fundamental postures. Standing poses create awareness and range of motion throughout the body by building general strength and mobility. Also learning to root and ground your legs in a...

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.

Balanced Action | YOGA MINUTES

May 21, 2019 - Posted in Health by Stacey Millner-Collins
Stacey Millner-Collins talks about Balanced Action

Pause for a moment to feel the beat of your heart. The in and out of your breath. Everything in our world is in relationship with another complementary force. Think of up and down, back and front, night and day. One helps us to know the other more fully. So within a yoga...

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...

Mindfulness | YOGA MINUTES

May 14, 2019 - Posted in Health by Stacey Millner-Collins
Stacey Millner-Collins talks about mindfulness

The word mindfulness, is used more and more frequently in conversation these days. What does mindfulness mean and how do we practice it? Simply stated, mindfulness means paying attention in the present moment without judgment, being kind and compassionate to ourselves...

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.

Hand Gestures | YOGA MINUTES

May 7, 2019 - Posted in Health by Stacey Millner-Collins
Stacey Millner-Collins talks about hand gestures

Sometimes the smallest gesture can be the most profound. At the beginning and the end of each yoga practice we join our hands in front of our hearts. Why? This particular mudra or hand gesture, called Anjali, means to make an offer. At the beginning of the practice, it...

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...

South Carolina Earns National Honor for Healthcare Transformation

April 29, 2019 - Posted in Health by John Lewis
S.C. Telehealth Alliance wins American Telemedicine Association's President's Award for Transformation of Healthcare Delivery.

South Carolina is being recognized as a leader in the telehealth industry for its commitment to statewide collaboration. The South Carolina Telehealth Alliance (SCTA), which consists of several organizations that work to develop and expand telehealth services, won the...

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.

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