Health

Mental Health Care Needs of Children after Pediatric Traumatic Injury

January 29, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Leigh Ridings

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Leigh Ridings about addressing the mental health care needs of children (and their caregivers) following a pediatric traumatic injury and hospitalization. Dr. Ridings is a Clinical Psychologist and a Postdoctoral Fellow at MUSC.

Telehealth a Highlight for State of the State Address

January 24, 2019 - Posted in Health by Tabitha Safdi
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"South Carolina leads the nation," Governor Henry McMaster said in Wednesday night's speech. McMaster delivered his state of the state address highlighting telehealth in South Carolina.

Dietary Supplements

January 22, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Bernadette Marriott

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Bernadette Marriott about and dietary supplements. Dr. Marriott is a Professor Emeritus in the Departments of Medicine and Psychiatry at MUSC, and earlier in her career she was the Founding Director of the Office of Dietary Supplements...

Mental Health Services and Access for Underserved Populations

January 15, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Rosaura Orengo-Aguayo

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Rosaura Orengo-Aguayo about mental health care services and access, for underserved populations. Dr. Orengo-Aguayo is an Assistant Professor and bilingual licensed Clinical Psychologist at the National Crime Victims Research and...

Panic Disorder

December 31, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Alyssa Rheingold

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Alyssa Rheingold about evidence based therapy for panic disorder. Dr. Rheingold is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Co-Director of the Sleep and Anxiety Treatment and Research program at MUSC.

Healthy Digestive System and Microbiome

December 25, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Don Rockey

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Don Rockey about the role the microbiome plays in a healthy digestive system and other aspects of health. Dr. Rockey is a Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist and Chairman of the Department of Medicine at MUSC.

Newborn Health Screening

December 24, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Frances Rowinsky Koch

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Frances Rowinsky Koch about newborn health screening available to all newborn babies in S.C. Dr. Koch is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and a Neonatologist at MUSC Children’s Health.

Heart Failure Patient Monitors Vital Signs at Home with Telehealth

December 18, 2018 - Posted in Health by John Lewis
Palmetto Health's remote tele-monitoring service has helped Wilma Goodwin stay out of the hospital.

Wilma Goodwin has lived in Chapin for more than 50 years. She loves it because it’s quiet and close to her children and grandchildren. But it’s a long drive for her to get to her doctors’ appointments, which became more common after she was diagnosed with congestive heart...

Reducing Teen Driving Fatalities

December 18, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Elizabeth Mack

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Elizabeth Mack about helping teens become safe drivers and reducing teen motor vehicle crashes and fatalities. Dr. Mack is the Division Chief for Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at MUSC Children’s Health and she is a spokesperson for...

E-Visits and Virtual Urgent Care Appointments

December 17, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Edward O'Bryan

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Edward O’Bryan about electronic visits (E-visits) and virtual urgent care as a way for patients to have telemedicine appointments with providers for certain common illnesses. Dr. O’Bryan is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine...

Social Anxiety Disorder

December 11, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Alyssa Rheingold

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Alyssa Rheingold about a specialized talk therapy that is helpful in treating social anxiety disorder. Dr. Rheingold is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Co-Director of the Sleep and Anxiety...

Protecting Infants from Whooping Cough (Pertusis)

December 10, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Terry Dixon, MUSC

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Terry Dixon about protecting infants from pertussis or whooping cough. Dr. Dixon is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist at MUSC Children’s Health.

10,000 More Kids in SC Now Without Health Insurance

December 5, 2018 - Posted in Health by Thelisha Eaddy
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Data from a new report indicates the number of uninsured children in the United States has increased for the first time in nearly a decade. According to the Georgetown University Center for Children and Family, between 2016 and 2017, the number of uninsured children...

Discussing Death and Taxes With Your Family

December 4, 2018 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
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t’s been said that nothing is certain but death and taxes, and not many topics make for worse conversation starters at the holiday table, but our next guest says it makes a lot of sense to have these difficult conversations with your family sooner rather than later. Mike...

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

December 3, 2018 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
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John Warner Credit Concepts to Companies A weekly update of the entrepreneurial activity in South Carolina. Mike Switzer interviews John Warner, co-founder of Accessible Diagnostics and the Swampfox Facebook page, based in Greenville, S.C.

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