Family Health

Active Playtime for Healthy Kids

September 9, 2020 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
Dr. Elizabeth Mack

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Elizabeth Mack about making physical activity and active playtime a healthy way of life for children. Dr. Mack is the Division Chief for Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at MUSC Children’s Health and she’s a spokesperson for the...

Coping with Caution Fatigue During the Pandemic

August 20, 2020 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
Dr. Wendy Balliet

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Wendy Balliet about coping with caution fatigue as the coronavirus crisis continues. Dr. Balliet is a psychologist who works with patients who have chronic health problems through the Division of Bio-behavioral Medicine and Hollings...

Walking for Fitness during the Pandemic

August 18, 2020 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
Dr. Erika Blank

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Erika Blank about walking for fitness and to promote good health and wellbeing during the pandemic. Dr. Blank is an Assistant Professor in the College of Medicine and she’s a primary care physician specializing in Lifestyle Medicine at...

COVID-19 Antibody Research Involving Health Care Workers in SC

August 11, 2020 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Eric Meissner

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Eric Meissner about research related to COVID-19 antibody testing involving a group of health care workers in South Carolina. Dr. Meissner is an Assistant Professor of Infectious Diseases and he’s the Principal Investigator on this...

Protecting Cancer Patients during the Pandemic

August 10, 2020 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
Dr. David Mahvi

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. David Mahvi about extra protection and health concerns for cancer patients during the pandemic. Dr. Mahvi is the Chief of Oncology at Hollings Cancer Center at MUSC.

Skin Cancer Prevention & Screening During the Pandemic

July 28, 2020 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
Dr. Dirk Elston

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Dirk Elston about skin cancer prevention and screening during the pandemic. Dr. Elston is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery at MUSC.

Heart Health for Women

July 27, 2020 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
Dr. Arasi Maran

Including Heart Health Tips during the Pandemic This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Arasi Maran about heart health for women, including actions to take now, to reduce risk of coronary heart disease. Dr. Maran is an Interventional Cardiologist and Director of the Coronary...

How the Coronavirus Pandemic Is Forcing Healthcare Providers to Reimagine the Way They Deliver Care

July 16, 2020 - Posted in Health by J. T. Hydrick
Healthcare providers are relying on telehealth to treat patients during the pandemic.

As the impact of the Coronavirus continues to evolve and expand, doctors and healthcare providers are continually being forced to reimagine the way they deliver care to their patients on a fundamental level. Providers are relying on live video appointments with patients,...

Helping Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder Adjust to Changes during the Pandemic

July 7, 2020 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Laura Carpenter

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Laura Carpenter about helping children with autism spectrum disorder adjust to changes during the pandemic, including creating new routines for kids and tips to help parents. Dr. Carpenter is a Professor of Pediatrics in the College of...

Alcohol Consumption during Stressful Times (Including the Pandemic)

June 16, 2020 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Joshua Smith

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Josh Smith about the increase in risk for developing an alcohol problem during stressful times, and tips for reducing alcohol consumption. Dr. Smith is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science and he is the Clinical...

The CARES Program during the Pandemic: Providing Health Outreach in Rural SC

June 9, 2020 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Anita Ramsetty

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Anita Ramsetty about the free medical care and health screening provided in rural SC during the pandemic through the CARES program. Dr. Ramsetty is an Assistant Professor based in Family Medicine at MUSC and Director of the CARES...

Helping Pregnant Women & New Moms with Mental Health Issues during the Pandemic

June 8, 2020 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Connie Guille

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Connie Guille about helping pregnant women and new moms manage mental health problems during the pandemic. Dr. Guille is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and OB/GYN, and she is the Director...

Upstate Company Awarded for Enhanced Learning Technology

June 5, 2020 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
Phillip Bishop

Last year, our next guest’s company was highlighted on this program for their assistance in the progress being made at Clemson University’s Center for Automotive Research in Greenville, SC, in particular the student-run Deep Orange project. The company was then recognized...

Domestic Violence/Intimate Partner Violence during COVID-19 Pandemic

June 1, 2020 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Ashley Hink

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Ashley Hink about reports of increasing rates of domestic violence or intimate partner violence during the pandemic. Dr. Hink is a general, trauma and critical care surgeon at MUSC.

Tips for a Good Night's Sleep during Stressful Times

May 19, 2020 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Andrea Rinn

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Andrea Rinn about practical tips to get a good night’s sleep during stressful times, due to the COVID-19 crisis. Dr. Rinn is a physician in the Department of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine at MUSC.

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