Health

Leading Through Changing Times

December 6, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Ron Harvey

Owning and/or managing a small business is not a small task. Technologies change, communities change, employees change; how does a leader keep up and lead at the same time? Mike Switzer interviews Ron Harvey with GCS Consulting in Columbia, SC.

10,000 More Kids in SC Now Without Health Insurance

December 5, 2018 - Posted in Health by Thelisha Eaddy
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Data from a new report indicates the number of uninsured children in the United States has increased for the first time in nearly a decade. According to the Georgetown University Center for Children and Family, between 2016 and 2017, the number of uninsured children...

Discussing Death and Taxes With Your Family

December 4, 2018 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
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t’s been said that nothing is certain but death and taxes, and not many topics make for worse conversation starters at the holiday table, but our next guest says it makes a lot of sense to have these difficult conversations with your family sooner rather than later. Mike...

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

December 3, 2018 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
John Warner

John Warner Credit Concepts to Companies A weekly update of the entrepreneurial activity in South Carolina. Mike Switzer interviews John Warner, co-founder of Accessible Diagnostics and the Swampfox Facebook page, based in Greenville, S.C.

Fever in Children

November 27, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Ian Kane

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Ian Kane about caring for a child who has a fever. Dr. Kane is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and a pediatric emergency physician at MUSC Children’s Health.

Insomnia

November 26, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Allison Wilkerson

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Allison Wilkerson about common sleep problems and some behavioral changes and therapy that can improve sleep routines. Dr. Wilkerson is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Assistant Professor in the Sleep and Anxiety Treatment and...

Aging in Place

November 20, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Heather Boger

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Heather Boger about aging in place. Dr. Boger is an Associate Professor in the Department of Neuroscience and she is the Interim Director of the Center on Aging at MUSC.

Preventing Pediatric Eye Injuries

November 19, 2018 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
Dr. Edward Wilson

Dr. Edward Wilson Credit Bobbi Conner/MUSC This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Edward Wilson about preventing eye injuries from sports and recreational activities during childhood and the teen years. Dr. Wilson is a Professor of Ophthalmology and Pediatrics and he is the...

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...

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