Family Health

Telehealth Helps Save Child's Life

January 17, 2020 - Posted in Telehealth by Julia Shillinglaw
Annie Nichols recovers from traumatic brain injur

Time is crucial for a traumatic brain injury especially for Annie Nichols who was four at the time of her accident. When she slipped and hit her head in the garage, her parents, Kelsey and Billy, didn’t think much of it. “It was a bad fall,” Billy said. “She cried, but it...

School Telehealth Leads to Early Detection of Abnormal Cyst

January 15, 2020 - Posted in Telehealth by Julia Shillinglaw
Mya Simmons and her brother Marcus sit in front of the telehealth cart.

Mya Simmons and her brother Marcus love playing outside at their grandmother’s house in Pinewood, S.C. They both also go to school in the area. A visit to the school nurse’s office one day ended up being something more serious for Mya. Lorrie Smart, the telepresenter at the...

Keeping Kids Safe from Firearms in the Home

January 13, 2020 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Annie Andrews

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Annie Andrews about keeping children safe from firearm injury in the home. Dr. Andrews is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and she’s the Director of Advocacy, for the Department of Pediatrics at MUSC.

Pediatric Telehealth Research Supported by Multimillion-Dollar Grant

January 8, 2020 - Posted in Telehealth by John Lewis
Dr. David McSwain

A group of health care providers including the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) received a $3.6 million grant to support large-scale research for telehealth in pediatric care. The five-year grant will “support the development of telehealth research efforts,...

Choosing Wisely: Treatment for Common Childhood Illnesses

January 7, 2020 - Posted in Health by Bobbie Conner
Dr. Elizabeth Mack

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Elizabeth Mack about choosing wisely when it comes to medicine for several common childhood conditions. Dr. Mack is the Division Chief for Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at MUSC Children’s Health and she’s a spokesperson for the...

Colon Cancer Screening

January 6, 2020 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
Dr. Raymond Dubois

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Raymond Dubois about screening for colon cancer and why it’s important. Dr. Dubois is a leading researcher in the field of colorectal cancer and he’s the Dean of the College of Medicine at MUSC. Request a transcript

Prediabetes

December 31, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Elisha Brownfield

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Elisha Brownfield about prediabetes and the steps that can be taken to help delay or prevent the development of diabetes. Dr. Brownfield is an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine at MUSC.

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...

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...

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