Health

Sepsis

October 15, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Andrew Goodwin

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Andrew Goodwin about the importance of early diagnosis and treatment of sepsis. Dr. Goodwin is an Associate Professor of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and he’s the Medical Director of the Medical Intensive Care Unit at MUSC.

ABCD Research Update

October 8, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Lindsay Squeglia

This week Bobbi Conner alks with Dr. Lindsay Squeglia about the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) study and early findings from this research related to screen time for children and teens. Dr. Squeglia is a Clinical Neuropsychologist and Associate Professor in...

Children & Influenza

October 7, 2019 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
Dr. Elizabeth Mack

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Elizabeth Mack about preventing influenza in children and also tips for caring for children who do get the flu. Dr. Mack is the Division Chief for Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at MUSC Children’s Health and she’s a spokesperson for...

Understanding Resilience

October 2, 2019 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
Dr. Teresa Stephens

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Teresa Stephens about how individuals develop resilience when faced with stressful events and adversity. Dr. Stephens is an Associate Professor in the College of Nursing at MUSC and she has been involved in research related to...

Pediatric Asthma Update

September 30, 2019 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
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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.

Research Related to Mitral Valve Prolapse (Heart Valve Disease)

September 9, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Russell Norris

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Russell Norris about research related to mitral valve prolapse (heart valve disease). Dr. Norris is an Associate Professor of Regenerative Medicine and Cell Biology at MUSC.

Health Evaluation for International Adoption

August 27, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Andrea Summer

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Andrea Summer about the importance of comprehensive health evaluations (and vaccinations) for children adopted internationally. Dr. Summer is a Professor of Pediatrics and Co-Director of the International Adoption Clinic at MUSC.

Scleroderma

August 26, 2019 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
Dr. Richard Silver

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Richard Silver about Scleroderma and ongoing research related to improving treatments for this disorder. Dr. Silver is a Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at MUSC.

The Connection Between Oral Health and General Health

August 20, 2019 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Amy Martin about the connection between oral health and general health. Dr. Martin is an Associate Professor in the College of Dental Medicine and Director of the Division of Population Oral Health at MUSC.

Type 1 Diabetes in Children

August 13, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Deborah Anne Bowlby

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Deborah Ann Bowlby about Type 1 Diabetes in children. Dr. Bowlby is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Director of the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology at MUSC Children’s Health.

Finding New Treatments for Sickle Cell Disease

August 12, 2019 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
Dr. Patrick Woster

Dr. Patrick Woster Credit Bobbi Conner/MUSC This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Patrick Woster about sickle cell disease and efforts underway in S.C. to find improved treatments for this disorder. Dr. Woster is a SmartState Endowed Chair in Drug Discovery and Chair of the...

Teen Brain Development & Alcohol and Marijuana Use

August 6, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Lindsay Squeglia

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Lindsay Squeglia about teen brain development and the impact from alcohol and marijuana use during the teen years. Dr. Squeglia is a Clinical Neuropsychologist and Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral...

Mood Swings and Temper Tantrums in Childhood

July 30, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Lee Lewis

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Lee Lewis about mood swings and tantrums that are quite common throughout childhood…versus signs of a mood disorder in children. Dr. Lewis is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at...

Reducing Sugary Drinks for Kids

July 29, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Elizabeth Mack

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Elizabeth Mack about practical tips to reduce children’s consumption of sugary drinks and why this is important. Dr. Mack is the Division Chief for Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at MUSC Children’s Health and she’s a spokesperson for...

Staying Safe in the South Carolina Sun

July 26, 2019 - Posted in Health by Connor Boulet
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South Carolina ranked first in the United States for child vehicular heatstrokes in 2018, and with Palmetto State temperatures reaching highs of 100 degrees during the summertime, heat exhaustion is a serious, life-threatening danger, and residents should know the signs of...

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