Family Health

Preventing Falls in Older Adults

April 17, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Health by Bobbi Conner
Elderly woman falls

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Rebecka Fulmer about preventing falls in the older adult years. Dr. Fulmer is a Physical Therapist in the Department of Outpatient Physical Therapy at MUSC.

3D Printing in Planning Pediatric Neurosurgeries

April 16, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Health by Bobbi Conner
3D printer in a laboratory - iStockphoto

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Ramin Eskandari about using 3D printing in the planning stage for pediatric neurosurgeries. Dr. Eskandari is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurosurgery and Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery at MUSC.

Coping with Chronic Illness

March 20, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Health by Bobbi Conner
doctor talking to depressed patient

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Sharlene Wedin about coping with chronic illness. Dr. Wedin is a Clinical Psychologist and Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at MUSC.

Pulmonary Emphysema

March 13, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Health by Bobbi Conner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Charlie Strange about the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary emphysema. Dr. Strange is a Professor of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at MUSC.

Family Learns Best Health Habits Via Telenutrition

March 5, 2018 - Posted in Telehealth by Julia Shillinglaw
Smith Day participates in his telenutrition consult with dietitian Molly Jones from MUSC.

Specialist doctors are scarce in parts of rural South Carolina. For kids in need of a specialist appointment, it can be even more difficult. That’s the dilemma Krissee Day discovered when her son’s doctor recommended nutrition counseling. In their hometown of Pawleys Island...

Injury Prevention in Children & Teens

February 13, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Health by Bobbi Conner
young girl with broken arm

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Keith Borg about injury prevention during childhood. Dr. Borg is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine and a Pediatric Emergency Physician at MUSC Children’s Health.

Oral Health for Young Children

February 6, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Health by Bobbi Conner
Child looking up at the dentist

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Army Martin about teaching children to practice good oral hygiene habits and preventing dental problems in childhood. Dr. Martin is an Associate Professor in the College of Dental Medicine and the Director of the Division of Population...

Keeping Children & Teens Safe from Guns in the Home

January 23, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Health by Bobbi Conner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Ashley Hink about keeping children and teens safe from guns stored in the family home. Dr. Hink is a Chief General Surgery Resident at MUSC and she is a member of the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma—working specifically...

Primary Care and Prevention

January 22, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Health by Bobbi Conner
Nurse with a patient in the hospital

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Christopher Bunt about primary care, with a focus on prevention. Dr. Bunt is an Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Assistant Dean for Student Affairs in the College of Medicine at MUSC.

Night Terrors and Nightmares in Young Children

December 18, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Health by Bobbi Conner
Young girl having a nightmare

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Maria Riva about night terrors and nightmares in childhood and what parents can do to help. Dr. Maria Riva is a Pediatric Pulmonologist and Sleep Specialist at MUSC Children’s Health.

Mom Uses TeleBurn App To Help Burned Child

November 30, 2017 - Posted in Telehealth by Julia Shillinglaw
Cooper and his mom Sarah use the TeleBurn App.

Cooper, an eight-year-old from Goose Creek, South Carolina was burned severely when he tried to catch a pot falling from the stove. His legs, arms, and stomach suffered third-degree burns. He was quickly rushed to MUSC’s burn clinic, which is currently the only center in...

Leaders Focus on School-Based Healthcare Innovation

November 27, 2017 - Posted in Telehealth by Julia Shillinglaw
School-Based Health Collaborative Annual Meeting

It’s cold and flu season again. This means school children are likely sharing more than school supplies; they may also be sharing germs. Close contact in schools makes germ-sharing a year-round occurrence that spikes during cold and flu season. Being sick at school can kick...

Prevention and Treatment of Frailty in Older Adults

November 27, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Health by Bobbi Conner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Russell Blackwelder about the prevention and treatment of frailty in older adults. Dr. Blackwelder is an Assistant Professor and the Director of Geriatric Education for the Department of Family Medicine at MUSC.

Ear Infections in Childhood

November 21, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Health by Bobbi Conner
Doctor checking out a girls ear

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. David White about diagnosing and treating ear infections (and chronic ear infections) in children. Dr. White is a Professor in the College of Medicine and Director of the Pediatric Ear, Nose and Throat Program at MUSC Children’s Health.

Childhood Cancer Update

November 20, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Health by Bobbi Conner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Jackie Kraveka about the latest developments in treating childhood cancer. Dr. Kraveka is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and a Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist at MUSC Children’s Health.

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