Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe opens new Breast Care Center

Dr. Sheth explains breast caretreatment options to a patient. Most women experience anxiety when it is time for their routine, annual mammogram. When a woman learns of an abnormality through self-discovery or after a physical examination by a physician, that anxiety immediately escalates. “The unknown is always frightening,” says Michele

Cold Facts: as temperatures fall, potential dangers rise

Old man winter has recently kicked it into overdrive. Forecasters are calling for continued cold temperature readings over the few days. As temperatures plummet, the chance of frostbite, hypothermia and other health dangers, such as chest pain are on the rise. By following some practical cold weather tips, most people can avoid a trip to the

New robotic kidney tumor procedure benefits high-risk patients

Less invasive kidney-cooling technique successful in patients with one kidney Surgeons at Beaumont Health System are pioneering a technique that uses robotic surgery to remove cancerous kidney tumors in patients with only one kidney. Traditionally such high risk procedures were only performed through open surgery. Doctors at Beaumont Hospital,

8 Things You Should Know About Colds, Flu and Antibiotics

Besides sharing recent holiday cheer, many shared viruses too. The holiday season traditionally kicks off the cold and flu season. Knowing when antibiotics will help relieve symptoms - and when they won't - is key to helping prevent antibiotic resistance.

Beaumont offering winter program for women cancer survivors

Required information session Jan. 7 or Jan. 14 at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak is offering Silver Linings, an eight-week, mindfulness-based stress reduction program, that helps women cancer survivors learn how to reduce stress with tools including meditation, mindful yoga, eating and communication. Silver Linings is

Southeast Michigan Donations Give New Life to Three-Year-Old Patient of Beaumont Children’s Hospital

Generosity of community provides invaluable resources to change lives of local children The sound of a child’s laughter and voice have been said to be magical. Like every child, three-year-old Troy Jones wanted to play, talk and express his feelings. But, unlike his peers, the Royal Oak toddler was suffering from severe verbal apraxia preventing

Beaumont Health System appoints new chair for Radiation Oncology

David Wood, M.D., chief medical officer, Beaumont Health System, has announced the appointment of Craig Stevens, M.D., Ph.D., health system chair, Radiation Oncology. Dr. Stevens joins Beaumont from Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., where he served as senior member and chair of Radiation Oncology. He is an expert in the treatment of thoracic

Beaumont Hospital, Troy opens new pediatric subspecialty clinic

Beaumont Hospital, Troy has opened a new Pediatric Subspecialty Clinic to meet the growing need for pediatric care in northern Oakland and Macomb counties. Dr. Ayas performs a routine check-up. Beaumont Children’s Hospital physicians at the new outpatient clinic specialize in a variety of pediatric services including gastroenterology,

Clarkston man using Beaumont’s EECP therapy to help his heart

Jerry McNally, 81, of Clarkston, thinks of his enhanced external counter pulsation therapy, or EECP, as an aid for his heart, like glasses might be for his eyes or a hearing aid might be for his ears. McNally, who had a triple heart bypass surgery in 1999, is using EECP therapy to control his chest pain and improve blood flow to and from his

Beaumont’s new catheterization lab enhances patient care while protecting caregivers

Lab offers advanced cardiovascular imaging and first-in-world, made-in-Michigan radiation shielding system Radiation safety officer Cheryl Schultz testsfor radiation exposure in the cardiac cath labwith the shielding system in place. A new heart catheterization laboratory at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak features advanced cardiovascular