Health

Fever in Children

November 27, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
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.

Insomnia

November 26, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Allison Wilkerson

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Allison Wilkerson about common sleep problems and some behavioral changes and therapy that can improve sleep routines. Dr. Wilkerson is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Assistant Professor in the Sleep and Anxiety Treatment and...

Aging in Place

November 20, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Heather Boger

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Heather Boger about aging in place. Dr. Boger is an Associate Professor in the Department of Neuroscience and she is the Interim Director of the Center on Aging at MUSC.

Preventing Pediatric Eye Injuries

November 19, 2018 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
Dr. Edward Wilson

Dr. Edward Wilson Credit Bobbi Conner/MUSC This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Edward Wilson about preventing eye injuries from sports and recreational activities during childhood and the teen years. Dr. Wilson is a Professor of Ophthalmology and Pediatrics and he is the...

Protecting Children from Serious Respiratory Infections

November 12, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. David Mills about how to protect young children from serious respiratory infections. Dr. Mills is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and a pediatric hospitalist at MUSC Children’s Health.

Childhood Leukemia and CAR-T Cell Therapy

November 5, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Michele Hudspeth

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Michele Hudspeth about CAR-T Cell immunotherapy as a treatment for one type of leukemia in children. Dr. Hudspeth is the Division Chief of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and she is the Director of the Pediatric Blood and Marrow...

SCTA's Telehealth Awareness Week Highlights New Health Programs

October 30, 2018 - Posted in Health by John Lewis
Telehealth Awareness Week

“We’re probably more advanced in telehealth than most states in this country,” said state Rep. Murrell Smith. Smith is one of the state legislature’s most prominent supporters of telehealth, which connects patients to health care providers through live video. Gov. Henry...

Carotid Artery Disease

October 23, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Christine Holmstedt

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Christine Holmstedt about preventing carotid artery disease as well as research related to treating asymptomatic carotid artery disease. Dr. Holmstedt is an Associate Professor of Neurology and Emergency Medicine and the Medical...

Preventing Accidental Poisoning in Children

October 22, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Ian Kane

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Ian Kane about preventing accidental poisoning in children. Dr. Kane is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and a Pediatric Emergency Physician at MUSC Children’s Health.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

October 16, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Alyssa Rheingold

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Alyssa Rheingold about obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and treatment with cognitive behavioral therapy. Dr. Rheingold is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Co-Director of the Sleep and Anxiety...

Early Stage Breast Cancer Treatment Update

October 15, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Antonio Giordano

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Antonio Giordano about new treatment recommendations for many women with early stage breast cancer. Dr. Giordano is an Assistant Professor of Oncology and a researcher and oncologist, specializing in breast cancer at Hollings Cancer...

SCDMH Reaches Telepsychiatry Landmark

October 10, 2018 - Posted in Health by John Lewis
South Carolina Department of Mental Health has provided 100,000 telepsychiatry consultations since 2009.

The South Carolina Department of Mental Health (SCDMH), the largest provider of telemedicine services in South Carolina, has set yet another benchmark in merging technology and quality healthcare, providing its 100,000th psychiatric service via telemedicine. This award-...

Strategies to Reduce Work-Related Stress

October 9, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Rosaura Orengo-Aguayo

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Rosaura Orengo-Aguayo about strategies to reduce workplace stress. Dr. Orengo-Aguayo is an Assistant Professor and bilingual (English/Spanish) licensed Clinical Psychologist at the National Crime Victim Research and Treatment Center at...

Pediatric Vison Screening

October 2, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Edward Wilson

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Edward Wilson about vision screening for infants starting at twelve months and throughout childhood. Dr. Wilson is the Miles Endowed Chair at the Storm Eye Institute at MUSC and he is the Chair of the Children’s Eye Foundation Board.

Free Care Through Telehealth During Hurricane Florence

September 25, 2018 - Posted in Health by Julia Shillinglaw
Palmetto Health Doctor Diagnosing Patients During the Storm Through Telehealth

Thousands of residents on the Carolina coast evacuated ahead of Hurricane Florence, seeking shelter farther inland, in Sumter and Columbia. The hurricane kept some evacuees away from their homes for more than a week. To expand health care access during the storm,...

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