Health

Protecting Children from Serious Respiratory Infections

November 12, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. David Mills about how to protect young children from serious respiratory infections. Dr. Mills is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and a pediatric hospitalist at MUSC Children’s Health.

Childhood Leukemia and CAR-T Cell Therapy

November 5, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Michele Hudspeth

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Michele Hudspeth about CAR-T Cell immunotherapy as a treatment for one type of leukemia in children. Dr. Hudspeth is the Division Chief of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and she is the Director of the Pediatric Blood and Marrow...

SCTA's Telehealth Awareness Week Highlights New Health Programs

October 30, 2018 - Posted in Telehealth by John Lewis
Telehealth Awareness Week

“We’re probably more advanced in telehealth than most states in this country,” said state Rep. Murrell Smith. Smith is one of the state legislature’s most prominent supporters of telehealth, which connects patients to health care providers through live video. Gov. Henry...

Carotid Artery Disease

October 23, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Christine Holmstedt

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Christine Holmstedt about preventing carotid artery disease as well as research related to treating asymptomatic carotid artery disease. Dr. Holmstedt is an Associate Professor of Neurology and Emergency Medicine and the Medical...

Preventing Accidental Poisoning in Children

October 22, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Ian Kane

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Ian Kane about preventing accidental poisoning in children. Dr. Kane is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and a Pediatric Emergency Physician at MUSC Children’s Health.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

October 16, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Alyssa Rheingold

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Alyssa Rheingold about obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and treatment with cognitive behavioral therapy. Dr. Rheingold is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Co-Director of the Sleep and Anxiety...

Early Stage Breast Cancer Treatment Update

October 15, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Antonio Giordano

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Antonio Giordano about new treatment recommendations for many women with early stage breast cancer. Dr. Giordano is an Assistant Professor of Oncology and a researcher and oncologist, specializing in breast cancer at Hollings Cancer...

Strategies to Reduce Work-Related Stress

October 9, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Rosaura Orengo-Aguayo

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Rosaura Orengo-Aguayo about strategies to reduce workplace stress. Dr. Orengo-Aguayo is an Assistant Professor and bilingual (English/Spanish) licensed Clinical Psychologist at the National Crime Victim Research and Treatment Center at...

The First Black Female Physician in Rock Hill

October 5, 2018 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Cannon
Dr. Vicky Kerr in Medical School

Celia Kerr, Dr. Vicky Kerr's daughter, remembers what it was like to be the child of the first black female physician in the area. "My mom was the first black female physician in Rock Hill, and so it was kind of different. People weren’t quite used to that. In kindergarten...

Pediatric Vison Screening

October 2, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Edward Wilson

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Edward Wilson about vision screening for infants starting at twelve months and throughout childhood. Dr. Wilson is the Miles Endowed Chair at the Storm Eye Institute at MUSC and he is the Chair of the Children’s Eye Foundation Board.

Pediatric Asthma Update

September 25, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Shean Aujla

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Shean Aujla about managing asthma in children and also new treatments for children with severe asthma. Dr. Aujla is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and she is the Director of Pediatric Pulmonology at MUSC Children’s Health.

Genetic Research Related to Autism Spectrum Disorder

September 24, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Christopher Cowan

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Christopher Cowan about research underway to better understand the genetic component of autism spectrum disorder. Dr. Cowan is a Professor and he holds the William E. Murray SmartState Endowed Chair in Neuroscience at MUSC.

Virtual Healthcare Model Supports Primary Care Doctor in Treating Addictions

September 20, 2018 - Posted in Telehealth by Julia Shillinglaw
MUSC Specialists participating in Project ECHO

"We don’t talk about addiction, we talk about recovery.” Dr. Victor Archambeau is tired of seeing the negative aspects of addiction plastered everywhere. The problem is evident particularly in his area, Horry County, which he says is “ground zero” for SC with over 100...

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.

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