Family Health

Healthy Sleep Routine in the First Year of Life

November 12, 2019 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
Dr. Rachel Zweigoron

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Rachel Zweigoron about healthy sleep routines for infants, in the first year of life. Dr. Zweigoron is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and a Pediatrician at MUSC Children’s Health.

Early Detection of Bladder Cancer

November 11, 2019 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
Dr. Thomas Keane

Dr. Thomas Keane Credit Bobbi Conner/MUSC This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Thomas Keane about prevention, early detection and treatment of bladder cancer. Dr. Keane is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Urology and he specializes in managing prostate, bladder...

Mononucleosis: Children & Teens

October 22, 2019 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
Dr. Sandra Fowler

Dr. Sandra Fowler Credit Bobbi Conner/MUSC This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Sandra Fowler about mononucleosis in children, teens and young adults. Dr. Fowler is a Professor of Pediatrics and a Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist at MUSC Children’s Health.

Pediatric Heart Surgery

October 21, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Scott Bradley

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Scott Bradley about heart defects that children are born with, and pediatric heart surgery. Dr. Bradley is a Professor of Surgery and the Robert Sade Endowed Chair in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery at MUSC Children’s Hospital.

Sepsis

October 15, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Andrew Goodwin

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Andrew Goodwin about the importance of early diagnosis and treatment of sepsis. Dr. Goodwin is an Associate Professor of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and he’s the Medical Director of the Medical Intensive Care Unit at MUSC.

ABCD Research Update

October 8, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Lindsay Squeglia

This week Bobbi Conner alks with Dr. Lindsay Squeglia about the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) study and early findings from this research related to screen time for children and teens. Dr. Squeglia is a Clinical Neuropsychologist and Associate Professor in...

Children & Influenza

October 7, 2019 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
Dr. Elizabeth Mack

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Elizabeth Mack about preventing influenza in children and also tips for caring for children who do get the flu. Dr. Mack is the Division Chief for Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at MUSC Children’s Health and she’s a spokesperson for...

Understanding Resilience

October 2, 2019 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
Dr. Teresa Stephens

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Teresa Stephens about how individuals develop resilience when faced with stressful events and adversity. Dr. Stephens is an Associate Professor in the College of Nursing at MUSC and she has been involved in research related to...

Pediatric Asthma Update

September 30, 2019 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
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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.

Research Related to Mitral Valve Prolapse (Heart Valve Disease)

September 9, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Russell Norris

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Russell Norris about research related to mitral valve prolapse (heart valve disease). Dr. Norris is an Associate Professor of Regenerative Medicine and Cell Biology at MUSC.

Health Evaluation for International Adoption

August 27, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Andrea Summer

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Andrea Summer about the importance of comprehensive health evaluations (and vaccinations) for children adopted internationally. Dr. Summer is a Professor of Pediatrics and Co-Director of the International Adoption Clinic at MUSC.

Scleroderma

August 26, 2019 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
Dr. Richard Silver

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Richard Silver about Scleroderma and ongoing research related to improving treatments for this disorder. Dr. Silver is a Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at MUSC.

Providers Use Project Echo to Improve Maternal Health Outcomes

August 23, 2019 - Posted in Telehealth by Julia Shillinglaw and John Lewis
MUSC participates in Project Echo

According to the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control , South Carolina’s maternal mortality rate (24.7 deaths per 100,000 live births during 2013-2017) is more than double the national average. Among nonwhite South Carolinians, that rate is even...

The Connection Between Oral Health and General Health

August 20, 2019 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Amy Martin about the connection between oral health and general health. Dr. Martin is an Associate Professor in the College of Dental Medicine and Director of the Division of Population Oral Health at MUSC.

Type 1 Diabetes in Children

August 13, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Deborah Anne Bowlby

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Deborah Ann Bowlby about Type 1 Diabetes in children. Dr. Bowlby is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Director of the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology at MUSC Children’s Health.

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