Health

Neonatal Care for Preemies

February 18, 2020 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Allison Chapman

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Allison Chapman about neonatal care for babies born prematurely or infants with medical problems. Dr. Chapman is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Neonatology at MUSC Children’s Hospital.

Telepsychiatry Plays Critical Role in Residency Training

February 17, 2020 - Posted in Health by John Lewis
A doctor and patient use tele-psychiatry for an appointment.

Dr. Josh Jackson found his calling in medical school, after his first experience with psychiatry. “I really felt like I could connect with the patients on a different level than I could on some other specialties,” said Jackson. He’s the chief resident in psychiatry at the...

Cardiology Connection Keeps Care Local for Hampton Family

February 10, 2020 - Posted in Health by John Lewis
Robinson meeting with his doctor via telehealth.

Andrea Robinson is a self-described workaholic. He says he took a lot of pride in his job leading a construction crew. When his doctor told him that he needed to slow down for the sake of his health, he didn’t want to listen. “I was hard-headed and I kind of overdid it,”...

Identifying Autism Spectrum Disorder in Early Childhood

February 10, 2020 - Posted in Health
Dr. Laura Carpenter

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Laura Carpenter about the importance of early identification of autism spectrum disorder, and early interventions and therapy for children with this disorder. Dr. Carpenter is a Professor of Pediatrics in the College of Medicine at MUSC.

Scribble: Advice for entrepreneurs from co-founder of Neuroene Therapeutics

February 5, 2020 - Posted in Business by Scribble
Sherine Chan, Neuroene Therapeutics

Sherine Chan Co-Founder of Neuroene Therapeutics After spending her early professional life in medical research and education, Sherine Chan has turned to the world of entrepreneurship. Alongside her role as an Associate Professor at the Medical University of South Carolina...

Female Fitness in Business

February 5, 2020 - Posted in Local by Ricky Taylor
Female Fitness in Business

Every new year many pledge to improve their health and fitness routines. Unfortunately, exercising and eating healthily can at times be quite challenging. In this story, take a look at a group of ladies who have found a way to turn their passion for health and fitness into...

Aerial Fitness

February 4, 2020 - Posted in Local by Jackie Johnson
Tamela Hastie

Did you ever think you could do your daily workout, while being suspended in the air? Tamela Hastie is a fitness instructor who coaches South Carolinians in an activity that has taken the Palmetto State by storm…Aerial Fitness. Hastie has perfected the three-dimensional...

Mental Health App Helps Firefighters Deal with Stress on the Job

February 3, 2020 - Posted in Health by Julia Shillinglaw
North Charleston firefighters station.

Edwyn Barnett is a firefighter at the North Charleston Fire Department. He and his team encounter traumatic events on a weekly basis. They never know what to expect or who might have been severely injured or killed. Barnett knows the severity of his job especially after...

Innovation in Pharmacy School Transforms Rural Care

January 28, 2020 - Posted in Health by John Lewis
Dr. James Sterrett teleprecepting with a Pharmacy Student.

Ryan Rosenblatt is working toward his doctor of pharmacy degree at the Medical University of South Carolina. As part of the four-year plan, he has to go to clinics to treat patients. This is done with the supervision and guidance of a preceptor: an experienced pharmacist...

Drug Recalls

January 28, 2020 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Jeffrey Brittai

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Jeffrey Brittain about drug recalls in the U.S. Dr. Brittain is an Affiliate Assistant Professor in the College of Pharmacy and he’s the Director of Pharmacy Support Services at MUSC.

Goat Yoga: From Om to Awe!

January 27, 2020 - Posted in Local by Lynn Cornfoot
Goat Yoga

The fitness industry is big business and is constantly changing, in order to make exercise fun. One yoga studio in Columbia is switching things up by trading Om to Awe. Watch the full episode: Health and Wellness in the New Year

Telehealth Helps Save Child's Life

January 17, 2020 - Posted in Health by Julia Shillinglaw
Annie Nichols recovers from traumatic brain injur

Time is crucial for a traumatic brain injury especially for Annie Nichols who was four at the time of her accident. When she slipped and hit her head in the garage, her parents, Kelsey and Billy, didn’t think much of it. “It was a bad fall,” Billy said. “She cried, but it...

Keeping Kids Safe from Firearms in the Home

January 13, 2020 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Annie Andrews

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Annie Andrews about keeping children safe from firearm injury in the home. Dr. Andrews is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and she’s the Director of Advocacy, for the Department of Pediatrics at MUSC.

Pediatric Telehealth Research Supported by Multimillion-Dollar Grant

January 8, 2020 - Posted in Health by John Lewis
Dr. David McSwain

A group of health care providers including the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) received a $3.6 million grant to support large-scale research for telehealth in pediatric care. The five-year grant will “support the development of telehealth research efforts,...

Choosing Wisely: Treatment for Common Childhood Illnesses

January 7, 2020 - Posted in Health
Dr. Elizabeth Mack

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Elizabeth Mack about choosing wisely when it comes to medicine for several common childhood conditions. Dr. Mack is the Division Chief for Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at MUSC Children’s Health and she’s a spokesperson for the...

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