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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.

Biomedicine & Cancer Research

June 25, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Alan Diehl about research and recent discoveries related to biomedicine and cancer. Dr. Diehl is a Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and the Associate Director of Basic Sciences at Hollings Cancer Center at MUSC.

How the Human Brain Processes Language

June 19, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bobbi Conner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Leonardo Bonilha about how the human brain processes language and produces speech. Dr. Bonilha is a neurologist, epilepsy specialist and brain and language researcher at MUSC.

SCTA Work Group Keeping Statewide Telehealth Growth At Its Peak

June 14, 2018 - Posted in Telehealth by Julia Shillinglaw
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One of the goals for telehealth is to bring care directly to patients in a more convenient way – especially in underserved communities. As rural hospitals close nationwide, the expansion of telehealth services can be a crucial addition to addressing needs in those...

Anxiety Disorders in Childhood

June 12, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bobbi Conner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Lee Lewis about anxiety in childhood and anxiety disorders. Dr. Lewis is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at MUSC.

Potential Misuse of ADHD Medicine in the Teen Years

June 4, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Kevin Gray about the potential misuse and diversion of ADHD prescription medicine during the teenage years. Dr. Gray is a Professor and Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences...

Managing Arthritis Day-to-Day

May 29, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Gretchen Seif about routines, exercise and therapy to help manage arthritis on a daily basis. Dr. Seif is an Associate Professor of Physical Therapy in the College of Health Professions at MUSC.

Alcohol Cravings

May 28, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bobbi Conner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Raymond Anton about dealing with alcohol craving, when trying to quit or reduce alcohol consumption. Dr. Anton holds the Thurmond Wellness Endowed Chair in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and he is the Scientific...

Telehealth Keeps Young Player on the Soccer Field

May 23, 2018 - Posted in Telehealth by John Lewis
12-year-old Justin Ruiz makes a save during soccer practice. Ruiz suffers from sickle cell disease.

Sickle cell disease is a blood disease that can affect every organ in the body. It's an inherited and incurable condition, but it can be treated and managed. Sickle cell patients, like 12-year-old Justin Ruiz of Hilton Head Island, also have an increased risk of stroke...

Rare Diseases

May 22, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bobbi Conner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Charlie Strange about rare diseases and also research underway related to rare diseases. Dr. Strange is a Professor of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at MUSC.

Research about Advanced Glycation End Products (AGEs)

May 14, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bobbi Conner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. David Turner about research related to Advanced Glycation End Products (or AGEs) and diseases that often develop in the older adult years. Dr. Turner is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at...

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
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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...

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