MUSC Archived Radio Podcasts
October 27, 2014
Vitamin D, Pregnancy and Children
Bobbi Conner speaks with Dr. Carol Wagner, professor of Pediatrics at the Medical University of South Carolina and Associate Director of the Clinical and Translational Research at MUSC, about a growing incidence of Vitamin D deficiency and the risk to pregnant women and young children. Vitamin D study. Vitamin D and pregnancy. Kids and Vitamin D deficiency.
Ocotber 13, 2014
Bobbi Conner learns about osteoarthritis from Dr. Richard Silver, Distinguished University Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at the Medical University of South Carolina, Rheumatologist and Director of the Division of Rheumatology and Immunology.
September 22, 2014
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Bobbi Conner gathers information about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in children from Dr. Angela La Rosa, associate professor of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics at the Medical University of South Carolina. Video about ADHD.
September 8, 2014
Bobbi Conner gathers information about Epilepsy. Her guest is Dr. Jonathan Edwards, a professor of Neurology at the Medical University of South Carolina and director of MUSC's Comprehensive Epilepsy Center. About Epilepsy.
August 25, 2014
Bobbi Conner learns about the early symptoms of Parkinson's Disease and ways to slow the progression from Dr. Vanessa Hinson, associate professor of Neurology and Director of the Movement Disorders Program at the Medical University of South Carolina, and Chief of Neurology at the Ralph H. Johnson Veterans Administration Medical Center in Charleston. Link to resources from the National Parkinson Foundation. Link to Parkinson's support groups in South Carolina.
August 11, 2014
Reducing Hospital Re-admissions
Bobbi Conner has medical news about a statewide effort to reduce hospital re-admissions. Her guest is Dr. Neal Axon, assistant professor of Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina and at the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center in Charleston, and lead physician for the statewide Preventing Avoidable Re-Admissions Together initiative.
July 28, 2014
Bobbi Conner learns how to prevent a stroke from Dr. William Moran, the McKnight Professor of Aging Research and the Director of the Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics at the Medical University of South Carolina. Know the symptoms and risk factors of stroke. Healthy living habits to prevent stroke.
July 14, 2014
Women and Heart Disease
Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Eric Powers, cardiologist, professor of medicine and co-medical director of the Heart and Vascular Center at the Medical University of South Carolina, about ways women can lower their risk of heart disease. Take a quiz: Women and Heart Disease. Women's risk factors for heart disease and stroke. Heart healthy goals for women.
June 23, 2014
Your medicine cabinet
How many different medications do you take? The number seems to grow as we age. Bobbi Conner gets tips to help manage our medications as we age from Dr. William Moran, the McKnight Professor of Aging Research and the Director of the Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics at the Medical University of South Carolina. Link to The American Geriatrics Society Beers Criteria for Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use in Older Adults.
June 9, 2014
Bobbi Conner learns about Autism Spectrum Disorders from Dr. Laura Carpenter, an associate professor in Pediatrics in the Division of Genetics and Developmental Pediatrics at the Medical University of South Carolina. Link to MUSC Autism Success Project. Link to Autism Speaks.
May 26, 2014
Want to stop smoking? Bobbi Conner gets tips on the best ways from Dr. Matthew Carpenter, associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and the Department of Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina. Link to SCQuits.com. For help call 1-800-QUIT-NOW. American Cancer Association Guide to Quitting Smoking. Read about proposed electronic cigarette regulations.
May 19, 2014
Early Detection of Breast Cancer
Bobbi Conner gets an update on the importance of early detection of breast cancer from Dr. Etta Pisano, vice president for Medical Affairs, Dean of the College of Medicine and professor of Radiology at the Medical University of South Carolina. More on early detection and screening. Take an American Cancer Society quiz: What's Your Breast Cancer IQ?
April 28, 2014
Bobbi Conner gathers the latest information on childhood asthma from Dr. Michael Bowman, professor of Pediatrics and Director of the Division of Pediatric Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina's Children's Hospital. Dr. Bowman is also the Asthma Champion for the South Carolina Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. See the American Lung Association's factsheet on childhood asthma.
April 14, 2014
Bobbi Conner has an update on kidney transplants using live donors from Dr. Prabhakar Baliga, professor of Surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina and Chief of the Division of Transplant Surgery at MUSC. What is a kidney transplant? Tips for healthy living from the American Kidney Fund. MUSC Video on kidney transplants.
March 24, 2014
Technology enabled children's health care
Many South Carolina children face barriers to accessing healthcare. Bobbi Conner learns about a pediatric tele-health program used in some of our South Carolina schools from Dr. James McElligott, associate professor of Pediatrics at the Medical University of South Carolina and medical director for Tele-health at MUSC.
March 10, 2014
Problems with alcohol
Bobbi Conner learns about new research to help deal with alcohol problems from addiction psychiatrist and psychopharmacologist Dr. Ray Anton, a distinguished professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science at the Medical University of South Carolina and director of MUSC's Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs. Link to National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.
February 24, 2014
Bobbi Conner learns about the importance of childhood immunizations from Dr. Andrea Summer, associate professor of Pediatrics at the Medical University of South Carolina, director of the Pediatric Travel Medicine Clinic and co-director of the International Adoption Clinic at MUSC.
February 10, 2014
Children's sports injuries
Bobbi Conner gets tips on preventing children's sports injuries from Dr. Shane Woolf, an associate professor and Interim Chief of Sports Medicine in the Department of Orthopedics at the Medical University of South Carolina. Safe Kids: Preventing youth sports injuries.
Janaury 27, 2014
Reducing Hospital Infection Risk
Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Michael Schmidt, director of the Office of Special Programs and professor and vice chairman of Microbiology and Immunology at the Medical University of South Carolina about reducing the risk of getting infections in hospitals.
January 13, 2014
Helping Stroke Vicitms
Bobbi Conner speaks with Dr. Robert Adams, a professor of Neuroscience at the Medical University of South Carolina and Director of the MUSC REACH Tele-Stroke Network, about a partnership that helps hospitals help stroke victims.
December 23, 2013
Bobbi Conner gathers tips about losing weight and keeping it off from Dr. Patrick O'Neil, director of the Weight Management Center at the Medical University of South Carolina and professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Keeping a weight graph. Track your intake. Video from Dr. Patrick O'Neil about the Weight Management Center.
December 9, 2013
Discover the benefits of exercise for adults. Bobbi Conner gets tips from Dr. Shane Woolf, associate professor and Interim Chief of Sports Medicine in the Department of Orthopaedics at the Medical University of South Carolina. Tips on starting and exercise program.
November 25, 2013
Sickle Cell Disease
Bobbi Conner speaks with Dr. Julie Kanter, Director of Sickle Cell Disease research at the Medical University of South Carolina and assistant professor of Hematology/Oncology at MUSC, on advances helping young patients with this life threatening blood disorder.
November 11, 2013
Bobbi Conner hears about managing diabetes from Dr. Carolyn Jenkins, professor in the College of Nursing at the Medical University of South Carolina and principal investigator for REACH, a diabetes prevention and control coalition. American Diabetes Month. The American Diabetes Association.
October 28, 2013
Bobbi Conner gets an update on Parkinson's Disease treatment and research from Dr. Vanessa Hinson, an associate professor of Neurology, Director of the Movement Disorders Program at the Medical University of South Carolina, and Chief of Neurology Services at the Ralph H. Johnson Veterans Administration Medical Center in Charleston.
October 14, 2013
Bobbi Conner gets an update on treating children with heart abnormalities from Dr. Philip Saul, professor of pediatrics at the Medical University of South Carolina, division director for pediatric cardiology at MUSC Children's Hospital and director of the Children's Heart Program of South Carolina
September 23, 2013
The Latest Info & Research re Joint Replacement
Dr. Vincent Pellegrini is a Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina and he is the Chair of the Department of Orthopaedics at MUSC.
September 9, 2013
Alzheimer’s Disease: Research & Treatment Update
Dr. Jacobo Mintzer is a Professor in the Department of Health Studies at the Medical University of South Carolina and Staff Physician at the Ralph H. Johnson V.A. Hospital in Charleston and Director of the Clinical Biotechnology Research Institute at Roper St. Francis Health Care in Charleston, SC.
August 26, 2013
Pediatric Cancer: Recent Advances & Treatment
Dr. Michelle Hudspeth is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Medical Universityof South Carolina and Division Chief of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, and she is the director of the pediatric blood and marrow transplant program at MUSC Children’s Hospital.
August 12, 2013
Preventing Infant Mortality in SC
Dr. Roger Newman is a Professor and the Maas Endowed Chair for Reproductive Sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina.
July 22, 2013
Medical and Research Innovation at MUSC
Thomas Finnegan is the Director of Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Vice President of Academic Affairs at the Medical University of South Carolina.
July 8, 2013
Info to Help End Alcohol Addiction and Dependence
Dr. Raymond Anton, is an Addiction Psychiatrist and Psychopharma-cologist. He is a Distinguished University Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science at the Medical University of South Carolina, and he is the Director of the Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs at MUSC.
June 24, 2013
SC Smart State Program at MUSC
Dr. Swaja is a Professor of Regenerative Medicine and Cell Biology at the Medical University of South Carolina and is the SC Smart State Endowed Chair in Regenerative Medicine at MUSC. He is also Director of the joint Clemson – MUSC Bioengineering Program and Director of the South Carolina Bioengineering Alliance.
June 10, 2013
New Treatment Options for Macular Degeneration
Dr. Lucian Del Priore is a Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology at the Medical University of South Carolina and he is the Director of MUSC’s Storm Eye Institute
May 27, 2013
Cervical Cancer Screening & HPV Research Update
Dr. Jennifer Young Pierce is an Assistant Professor in gynecologic oncology in the department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Medical University of South Carolina.
May 13, 2013
Prostate Cancer Screening and Treatment
Dr. Thomas Keane is a Professor and Chairman of the Department of Urology at the Medical University of South Carolina
April 22, 2013
Aging and Independent Living
Bobbi Connor gets tips from Dr. William Moran, the McKnight Professor of Aging and Director of the Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics at MUSC, to help senior citizens maintain healthy, active independent lives.
April 8, 2013
Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome
Bobbi Conner speaks with Dr. Hugh Myrick, an associate professor of psychiatry at the Medical University of South Carolina and Associate Chief of Staff for the Mental Health Service Line at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Charleston, about the benefits of patient-therapist videoconferencing to help veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
March 25, 2013
Help Your Child Maintain a Healthy Weight
Bobbi Conner gets tips from Dr. Janice Key, pediatrics professor at the Medical University of South Carolina and Director of School and Community-Based Programs at the Boeing Center for Children's Wellness to help you and your children maintain a healthy weight.
March 11, 2013
Bobbi Connor talks with Dr. Carolyn Jenkins, a professor in the College of Nursing at MUSC about risk factors, prevention and control of diabetes. Learn what REACH is doing to prevent and control diabetes.
February 25, 2013
Your Health: Surviving a Heart Attack
Bobbi Conner visits with Dr. Eric Powers, professor of Medicine and Director of the Acute Coronary Syndrome Center at MUSC, about the importance of speedy care for heart attack victims and a statewide system that does just that.
February 11, 2013
Your Health: High Blood Pressure
Bobbi Connor talks with Dr. Brent Egan, a professor of medicine and pharmacology at MUSC about managing and preventing high blood pressure.
February 4, 2013
Dr. Ann Kulze hears from Dr. Jan Key at MUSC about Charleston doctors who have adopted schools through a local program to combat childhood obesity.
Janaury 28, 2013
Help to Quit Smoking
Bobbi Conner gets tips to help people quit smoking from Dr. Mattthew Carpenter at the Medical University of South Carolina.
January 14, 2013
Expert Tips for Weight Loss and Management
Bobbi Connor speaks with Dr. Patrick O'Neil, clinical psychologist and Director of the MUSC Weight Management Center.