Beaumont opens outpatient center for varicose veins in West Bloomfield

Beaumont Medical Center, West Bloomfield has opened a 2,670-square-foot outpatient center to treat adults with varicose veins.

Beaumont celebrates 60 years of caring for our community

This week, Beaumont Health System is celebrating its 60th birthday. On Jan. 24, 1955, 238-bed William Beaumont Hospital opened its doors on 113 acres of donated farmland, and adjacent land from an undeveloped subdivision, at 13 Mile and Woodward Avenue in Royal Oak.

Beaumont, Troy opens Heart Valve Clinic in its Sterling Heights Medical Center

Beaumont Health System has opened a second Heart Valve Clinic dedicated to the evaluation and treatment of the most complex heart valve diseases. The clinic is located in the Beaumont Medical Center at 44250 Dequindre Road, Sterling Heights, across from Beaumont Hospital, Troy.

Beaumont hosts education program encouraging girls to consider careers in medicine

What can a young lady do with a power drill? Plenty, thanks to a free, national education program developed to encourage and inspire young women to pursue a career in orthopedic surgery and engineering. Beaumont, Royal Oak recently hosted 41 high school girls who participated in the Perry Initiative.

Beyond the flu: Pneumonia, measles, mumps, rubella infection risks also exist

If your vaccinations are not up to date, a fight with the flu could turn into a battle with measles, mumps or even pneumonia.

Ferndale woman’s weight loss surgery life-changing

For Courtney Kent, 30, of Ferndale, life wasn’t always as easy as riding a bicycle. She had high blood pressure, arthritis and sleep apnea. She was told most of her health problems were due to being overweight. With a body mass index, or BMI, of 68, she couldn’t walk up stairs without stopping to catch her breath.

94-year-old Dearborn Heights woman beats cancer and heart disease

2014 was an eventful year for Lily Dudgeon of Dearborn Heights. The feisty, independent 94-year-old faced and beat the two biggest killers of humankind: first cancer, then heart disease.

Beaumont offers Health Insurance Marketplace enrollment through Feb. 15

Beaumont Health System is offering assistance for those who need help signing up for insurance plans through the health reform Health Insurance Marketplace. Appointments with navigators and certified application counselors are available now through Sunday, Feb. 15.

Beaumont offers free student heart checks Saturday, Jan. 31 at Plymouth High School

High school students and parents should know: the typical school sports physical may fall short in assessing heart health.

Beaumont Health announces appointment of John T. Fox as president and chief executive officer

The Beaumont Health Board of Directors has announced the appointment of John T. Fox as president and chief executive officer of Beaumont Health. Fox will join the organization in March.