Family Health

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...

Understanding How the Brain Processes Memories

July 31, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Leonardo Bonilha about how the human brain processes, stores and retrieves memories. Dr. Bonilha is a Neurologist, epilepsy specialist and brain and language researcher at MUSC.

Transition from Cancer Patient to Cancer Survivor

July 30, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bobbi Conner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Stacey Maurer about the transition from cancer patient to cancer survivor. Dr. Maurer is a Clinical Psychologist and she is the Psychosocial Services Coordinator at Hollings Cancer center at MUSC.

Dangers of Mixing Alcohol with Certain Medications

July 24, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bobbi Conner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Raymond Anton about the dangers of mixing alcohol with certain common medications. Dr. Anton holds the Thurmond Wellness Endowed Chair in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and he is the Scientific Director of the...

Essential Nutrition for Baby’s Brain Development

July 23, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bobbi Conner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Candi Jump about essential nutrition needed for a baby’s brain development. Dr. Jump is a Pediatric Gastroenterologist and she runs the Premature Infant Nutrition-Follow-Up Program at MUSC Children’s Hospital.

Safe Exercise during Pregnancy

July 17, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bobbi Conner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Scott Sullivan about the benefits and also precautions of exercise during pregnancy. Dr. Sullivan is a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Director of the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at MUSC.

Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder

July 16, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bobbi Conner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Sarah Book about treatment for people who have developed an opioid use disorder. Dr. Book is a Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Medical Director of the Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs in the Division of Addiction...

New Approaches to Stroke Treatment

July 10, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Raymond Turner about new approaches to treating acute stroke. Dr. Turner is a Professor of Neurosurgery and Chief of Neuroscience at MUSC.

Suicide Prevention & Resources for Veterans

July 3, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bobbi Conner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Tracy Stecker about suicide prevention and related resources for veterans. Dr. Stecker is a psychologist and Assistant Professor in the College of Nursing at MUSC.

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