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Heart Failure Patient Monitors Vital Signs at Home with Telehealth

December 18, 2018 - Posted in Telehealth by John Lewis
Palmetto Health's remote tele-monitoring service has helped Wilma Goodwin stay out of the hospital.

Wilma Goodwin has lived in Chapin for more than 50 years. She loves it because it’s quiet and close to her children and grandchildren. But it’s a long drive for her to get to her doctors’ appointments, which became more common after she was diagnosed with congestive heart...

MADE HERE | Fine Woodworking and Unique Art

December 18, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Kaitlyn Cannon
Moonglow Fine Woodcrafts piece

Made Here is a digital series that explores small businesses in South Carolina. Philip DeCarlo of Moonglow Fine Woodcrafts has been doing fine woodworking for 31 years. He says he loves working wood because "each piece of wood is unique." He compares people buying his work...

Reducing Teen Driving Fatalities

December 18, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Elizabeth Mack

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Elizabeth Mack about helping teens become safe drivers and reducing teen motor vehicle crashes and fatalities. Dr. Mack is the Division Chief for Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at MUSC Children’s Health and she is a spokesperson for...

Retirement Income Strategies

December 18, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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For those of you who have been retiring over the past several years, finding a way to squeeze some decent income out of your retirement nest egg has probably been a challenge. And now, maybe even more so with interest rates still low and a stock market that is seeing...

E-Visits and Virtual Urgent Care Appointments

December 17, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Edward O'Bryan

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Edward O’Bryan about electronic visits (E-visits) and virtual urgent care as a way for patients to have telemedicine appointments with providers for certain common illnesses. Dr. O’Bryan is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine...

Mistletoe: a Holiday History

December 17, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Amanda McNulty
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Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . While filming at Historic Columbia recently, I learned that it wasn’t until the 1850’s that British and American Christians began seriously decorating their homes for Christmas. Queen Victoria’s...

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

December 17, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio 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.

Is a Palmetto Bug Really Just a Cockroach?

December 14, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Kaitlyn Park
large cockroaches

If you are from the South or ever visited, chances are you have come into contact with the unofficial state mascot, the "Palmetto Bug". SCETV and SC Public Radio fan Margaret Bates asked: "Is Palmetto bug just the more polite name for cockroaches, or different? They look...

South Carolina Lede Live Taping in Columbia

December 14, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson

The South Carolina Lede is hosting its first hometown live podcast taping on Thursday, January 3! Come listen to some of the state’s top political journalists preview the upcoming legislative session, which starts the following week. Join host Gavin Jackson, along with...

PBS Newshour Student Reporting Labs | Never Stop Learning

December 14, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Kaitlyn Cannon
Legacy Charter Student Reporting Labs

Journalism students from Legacy Early College High School in Greenville, South Carolina, are on their way to accomplishing big things. It has been ETV Carolinas pleasure to mentor these students for another year through the PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs program ,...

Building Trust Between Sometimes Opposing Sides

December 14, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Ashley Demosthenes

Most people would agree that promoting strong economic development and maintaining high quality of life are complementary efforts. Which is why our next guest believes that it’s very important to build trust between, for example, business and conservation relationships...

South Carolinians Enjoy Testing Their Knowledge with Trivia

December 13, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood

Trivia games have been popular at South Carolina bars and restaurants for years, and the taste for trivia shows no sign of slowing down. Nearly every night, teams of friends can be found competing for prizes by conjuring often-useless bits of little-known information from...

Preparing Disabled Students to Succeed After High School

December 13, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Tabitha Strickland

Tabitha Strickland Credit Mike Switzer/SC Public Radio South Carolina has roughly 100,000 students with disabilities who are being assisted under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Our next guest says that while the majority of these kids are able to...

Prescribed Burn

December 12, 2018 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Prescribed Burn

Prescribed burning is an important part of forest management. To learn more, Clemson Extension Agent and host of "Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty visits The Clemson University Sandhill Research and Education Center where they were conducting prescribed burns.

Conservationists File a Lawsuit to Stop Seismic Blasting off our Coast

December 12, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by vhansen
People gather at the federal courthouse in downtown Charleston to support a lawsuit to stop seismic air gun blasting on the coast.

It may have been cold outside the federal courthouse in downtown Charleston Tuesday morning, but the crowd was fired up about a newly filed lawsuit to stop what’s believed to be a precursor to drilling off our coast; seismic airgun blasting. The lawsuit claims the National...