‘Music with Heart’ concert at Oakland University benefits heart health

Oakland University music majors and alumni are helping to raise funds for heart health programs at Beaumont Hospital, Troy through a “Music with Heart” benefit concert on Saturday, June 28 on the OU campus in Rochester.

American Arab Professional Network names Beaumont recipient of Champion of Diversity Award

The American Arab Professional Network, part of the American Arab Chamber of Commerce, honored Beaumont Health System with its 2014 Champion of Diversity Award at its May 14 “Celebrating Success” banquet in Dearborn.

Pediatric neurosurgery patient pays it forward with gifts

Fourteen-year-old Hana Ferguson is a bright, creative and talented teen who hasn’t let Chiari malformation, a congenital abnormality, stand in her way. After successful surgery, a grateful Hana has paid it forward by helping others at Beaumont Children’s Hospital.

Study: Response to heart attacks at Michigan golf courses isn’t up to par

Despite more than a decade of advocacy about defibrillator use, response to heart attacks at Michigan golf courses is still not up to par, a recent Beaumont Health System study finds. Use of defibrillators in cardiac arrest cases at golf courses was rare, the study says, and preparedness and response wasn’t as good as it could be.

Local teenager battles rare form of cancer

A large lump on the side of 13-year-old Alyssa Kukla’s neck was the first warning something was wrong. “They initially thought it was just her body fighting off a virus,” Teri Kukla, Alyssa’s mother, says. Then, the lump grew larger. Alyssa’s parents brought her to Beaumont Children’s Hospital in Royal Oak for testing.

4 Beaumont nurses receive Oakland University Nightingale Awards

Beaumont Health System nurses were honored by Oakland University’s School of Nursing at the 26th Annual Nightingale Awards on May 8. The awards recognize the exemplary contributions of registered nurses. Winners are selected from nominations by peers, supervisors, friends or patients.

20-Year-Old Woman Gets Double-Mastectomy After Testing Positive For BRCA Gene Mutation

Kelly Rothe was just nine-years-old when her mother, Nancy, died of breast cancer. Now, at the age of 20, Rothe has made a life-changing and, perhaps, life-saving decision.

Beaumont Children’s Hospital Awarded $20,000 from CureSearch for cancer research

Grant awarded through Clinical Trial Advancement Award Program Dr. Gowans CureSearch for Children’s Cancer has awarded a $20,000 grant to Beaumont Children’s Hospital to help fund therapeutic clinical trials.

Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak hosts Mental Health Fair May 28

It’s a statistic many people find disturbing: one in four adults will suffer from a mental illness in any given year. And yet, with roughly 25 percent of the population affected, mental health illnesses and issues are still whispered about, or worse, not spoken about at all.

Beaumont Children’s Hospital surgical team removes rare liver tumor in Commerce Township infant

It was supposed to be a routine wellness visit. Baby Kaden, Stacy Rennie’s 9-month-old son, needed a vaccination. So routine, she decided to have her husband, Jason, take him to their pediatrician for his flu shot. Their doctor had questions about Kaden, Jason couldn’t answer. So, they called Stacy at home, not once, but twice.