Family Health

Charleston Family Cautiously Optimistic; EPA Announces Action on Paint Stripper Chemical

May 11, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Victoria Hansen
Drew Wynne's older brothers Brian (left) and Clayton (right) at their mother's home just outside Charleston

His voice sounds excited, yet hesitant. Brian Wynne has just learned the Environmental Protection Agency will take action on a proposed ban from the Obama administration that would keep a potentially deadly chemical from being used in paint strippers commonly found on store...

Treating Physical Dependence on Opioids and Opioid Use Disorder

May 8, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bobbi Conner
Health Focus logo

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Sarah Book about treatment for two problems related to opioids: physical dependence on opioids and opioid use disorder. Dr. Book is a Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Medical Director of the Center for Drug and...

Cancer Research

May 7, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Health by Bobbi Conner
Health Focus logo

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Gustavo Leone about noteworthy developments in cancer research in recent years. Dr. Leone holds the DeWolff Endowed Chair in Medical Oncology and he is the Director of Hollings Cancer Center at MUSC.

Preserving & Protecting Memory as we Age

May 1, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Health by Bobbi Conner
Health Focus logo

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Nicolas Milano about preserving and protecting our memory as we get older. Dr. Milano is an Assistant Professor of Neurology and a Cognitive and Behavioral Neurologist at MUSC.

Exercise for Parkinson’s disease

April 24, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Health by Bobbi Conner
Health Focus logo

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Marian Dale about specific exercise routines that can help patients who have Parkinson’s disease. Dr. Dale is an Assistant Professor of Neurology and a Neurologist in the Movement Disorders Program at MUSC.

Concussion & Post-Concussion Syndrome in Children

April 23, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Health by Bobbi Conner
Health Focus logo

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Thomas Koch about the diagnosis and treatment of concussion and post-concussion syndrome during childhood. Dr. Koch is a Professor and the Division Chief of Pediatric Neurology at MUSC Children’s 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
Health Focus logo

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
Health Focus logo

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.

Pages