Family 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...

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 Telehealth 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,...

Pediatric Asthma Update

September 25, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Shean Aujla

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Shean Aujla about managing asthma in children and also new treatments for children with severe asthma. Dr. Aujla is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and she is the Director of Pediatric Pulmonology at MUSC Children’s Health.

Genetic Research Related to Autism Spectrum Disorder

September 24, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Christopher Cowan

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Christopher Cowan about research underway to better understand the genetic component of autism spectrum disorder. Dr. Cowan is a Professor and he holds the William E. Murray SmartState Endowed Chair in Neuroscience at MUSC.

Virtual Healthcare Model Supports Primary Care Doctor in Treating Addictions

September 20, 2018 - Posted in Telehealth by Julia Shillinglaw
MUSC Specialists participating in Project ECHO

"We don’t talk about addiction, we talk about recovery.” Dr. Victor Archambeau is tired of seeing the negative aspects of addiction plastered everywhere. The problem is evident particularly in his area, Horry County, which he says is “ground zero” for SC with over 100...

Importance of Early Diagnosis of Autism

September 20, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bobbi Conner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Laura Carpenter about the importance of early diagnosis and treatment of autism in childhood. Dr. Carpenter is a Professor of Pediatrics in the College of Medicine at MUSC.

Capsule Endoscopy

September 18, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Andrew Brock

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Andrew Brock about capsule endoscopy, and how it is used to help diagnose diseases of the small intestine. Dr. Brock is a Gastroenterologist and Associate Professor of medicine at MUSC.

Outdoorsman Credits Telehealth in his Recovery from Serious Hunting Accident

September 4, 2018 - Posted in Telehealth by Julia Shillinglaw
Chapmans sit on a homemade swing taking in their view on Wadmalaw Island.

The Chapmans enjoy living on Wadmalaw Island where they hunt, fish, and do just about anything outdoors. Steve Chapman calls it a paradise. After retirement, he planned on taking it easy on their little island back in the woods. However, after a hunting accident, everything...

How to Teach Your Children Healthy Eating Habits

August 29, 2018 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
A family shares a meal at the table.

Christy Maloney, LD, LDN offers some suggestions on teaching healthy eating habits to children. She says involving kids in the preparation of meals not only teaches them good habits, but also makes them more interested in the food they are eating.

How to Involve Children in the Planning and Preparation of Meals

August 29, 2018 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
Salad in a bowl

Who does the cooking at your house? Who goes shopping? Christy Maloney, LD, LDN says parents can involve children of all ages in the preparation of healthy meals. By Including them in the process, from shopping to serving, the meal teaches them healthy habits.

Help for Veterans with PTSD & Substance Abuse

August 17, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bobbi Conner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Sudie Back about treatment available for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and substance abuse. Dr. Back is a Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Director of the Drug Abuse Research Training Program at...

He's Not the Same Kid: How Telehealth Changed a Student's Life

August 17, 2018 - Posted in Telehealth by John Lewis
School-based telehealth program in Williamsburg County gets student's asthma under control.

Timothy struggled in school. A freshman at C.E. Murray High School in Williamsburg County, he was reserved and inattentive in class. But he had a much bigger problem out of the classroom: severe, poorly-controlled asthma. “In over 20 years of pediatric practice, he is...

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