Beaumont Health System hosts Health Insurance Marketplace enrollment events

Beaumont Health System is sponsoring three enrollment events for those who need help signing up for insurance plans through the new Health Insurance Marketplace. Navigators and certified application counselors will be available to answer questions and assist with individual and family health insurance enrollment at the following enrollment

Beaumont Health System offers $50 lung cancer screening program

CT imaging can detect lung cancer early when it’s most curable More people die of lung cancer each year in the United States than any other type of cancer, yet when it’s caught early, there are more treatment options and much higher survival rates. To promote early detection and save lives, Beaumont Health System now offers a $50 Lung Cancer

Beaumont Health System opens Cardiovascular Performance Clinic

Program offers athletes specialized heart screening, counseling and training From weekend warriors to serious triathletes, Beaumont Health System’s new Cardiovascular Performance Clinic seeks to not only improve performance of those involved in high-intensity sports and exercise programs, but reduce associated health risks. Participation in

Beaumont Children’s Hospital opens Headache Center

Beaumont Children’s Hospital has opened a Headache Center offering comprehensive, specialized care for children and adolescents who experience headaches. Dr. Leleszi The Royal Oak-based center’s medical director, Elizabeth Leleszi, M.D. is a pediatric neurologist, Beaumont Children’s Hospital and an assistant professor, Oakland

‘Comfort Stuffed Animals’ becomes a popular crowdfunding donation item for Beaumont Children’s Hospital

Southeast Michigan community donations help provide comfort to hospitalized children with Beau the Bear Children can find a hospital stay daunting and often can leave them feeling apprehensive about their treatment and unfamiliar surroundings. Distress can affect how children recover from injury or illness. The staff at Beaumont Children’s

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