Health

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...

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...

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.

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.

Understanding How the Brain Processes Memories

July 31, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Doctor holding tablet with display of the brain

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Leonardo Bonilha about how the human brain processes, stores and retrieves memories. Dr. Bonilha is a Neurologist, epilepsy specialist and brain and language researcher at MUSC.

Brain Tumors – Know The Signs

May 30, 2018 - Posted in Health by Palmetto Health
Brain Tumor Scan

David Straus, MD, Palmetto Health-USC Neurosurgery , answers some basic questions about a complicated condition . What is a brain tumor? A brain tumor is an abnormal mass of tissue in which cells grow and multiply uncontrollably, seemingly unchecked by the mechanisms that...

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