Health Focus

  Doctors, medical professionals and researchers from the Medical University of South Carolina will be featured weekly in a series of radio interviews on South Carolina Public Radio called Health Focus.  

Award winning public broadcaster Bobbi Conner will host this series of health and medical features, covering a wide array of topics.   

Bobbi Conner has been producing and hosting public radio programs for over 30 years.  She was the longtime host of the national Parents Journal public radio program. Conner has lived in the Charleston area for over twenty years.  The MUSC professionals interviewed in this radio series are top experts and researchers in their field. Listeners will hear about the latest medical advances and new treatments on a broad range of topics; from diabetes, to childhood cancer treatments; from Autism research; to lifestyle changes to promote a healthy heart.   The Health Focus features air weekdays throughout the day.

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Epilepsy

Jun 20, 2017

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Leonardo Bonilha about seizures and epilepsy. Dr. Bonilha is a Neurologist and brain and language researcher at MUSC.

 This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Daniel Lackland about the benefits of monitoring blood pressure at home for patients with pre-hypertension or hypertension. Dr. Lackland is a Professor in the College of Medicine and Co-Director of the Stroke Research and Education Center at MUSC.

Managing Stress

Jun 13, 2017

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Alyssa Rheingold about tips and routines to help manage stress. Dr. Rheingold is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Associate Director of the Sleep and Anxiety Program at MUSC.

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Mark Hamann about research related to natural products and also the development of medicine and treatments from these products found in nature. Dr. Hamann is the Cooper Endowed Chair of Drug Discovery and Biomedical Sciences and Public Health at MUSC.

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. William Moran about ways to stay physically fit in the older adult years. Dr. Moran is the McKnight Professor of Aging Research and Director of the Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics at MUSC.

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