Southfield cancer survivor credits guided imagery with reducing stress

After seven surgeries, 28 rounds of radiation and six rounds of chemotherapy, Laura Squillace credits her guided imagery CDs with reducing stress and keeping her on an even keel. Two years ago, she had a routine mammogram. The results led to a breast biopsy. The Southfield resident was told she had cancer, but her medical team could not identify

Destination medicine times five

Five women from five states traveled a collective 5,742 miles to Beaumont Health System's Women's Urology Center seeking relief from years of urologic symptoms including severe pelvic pain, urinary frequency and urgency. All five came to see Kenneth Peters, M.D., Urology chief and director of Beaumont's Women's Urology Center, on the same day -

Beaumont’s Michalski named a ‘CEO to Know’ by Becker’s Hospital Review

Gene Michalski, president and chief executive officer of Beaumont Health System, has been named to Becker's Hospital Review's national list of "130 Nonprofit Hospital and Health System CEOs to Know." Explains Molly Gamble with Becker's Hospital Review, "The presidents and CEOs on this list have not only led their health care

Six Beaumont Health System physicians and former CEO recognized for outstanding service

The accomplishments of six Beaumont Health System physicians and a retired CEO were honored at a Sept. 30 reception. The Outstanding Doctors' Awards were created six years ago by Beaumont's retired chief medical officer Ananias Diokno, M.D. to recognize those who have made a big difference in the lives of patients and contributed to community

Beaumont Health System donates AED to Auburn Hills Church

Beaumont Health System and the American Heart Association have donated an Automated External Defibrillator, or AED, to Five Points Community Church in Auburn Hills on Wednesday, Oct. 2. An AED is an emergency medical device that delivers an electrical charge to a person who is experiencing a life-threatening, abnormal heart rhythm or sudden

Beaumont partners with Playworks Detroit for playground painting event

30 volunteers to roll up sleeves to paint and beautify elementary school play area Beaumont Health System's Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is partnering with Playworks Detroit on Saturday, Oct. 12 to transform the playground at Bennett Elementary School in Detroit into a colorful, safe space for play. This community service project began as a

Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe hosts ‘Girls’ Night Out’

Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe invites women to enjoy an evening out to celebrate healthy living. Beaumont, Grosse Pointe will partner with Spirit of Women to host a health fair themed after Elizabeth Gilbert's book "Eat, Pray, Love." The event will be held on Thursday, Oct. 24 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Assumption Cultural Center, 21800

Beaumont’s Safety City U.S.A. hosts ‘Celebrate My Drive’ Oct. 19 at Northwood Shopping Center

A driver's license brings new joy and freedom, but for teens nationwide the first year behind the wheel can be deadly too. Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among U.S. teenagers. To better educate young drivers about being responsible and safety-conscious, Beaumont Health System's Safety City U.S.A. and State Farm are hosting

Beaumont offers free student heart checks Oct. 26 at Oxford High School

High school students and parents beware: the typical school sports physical may fall short in assessing heart health. Because sudden cardiac arrest is the leading cause of death in young athletes, Beaumont Health System cardiologists and partners WXYZ Channel 7 and 97.1 The Ticket continue to offer free Student Heart Check screenings to area high

Beaumont event offers demonstrations, presentations for active and healthy lifestyles

Beaumont occupational, physical and rehabilitation specialists will offer demonstrations and presentations to showcase the benefits of a healthy and active lifestyle on from at the Beaumont Health Center, 4949 Coolidge Highway, in Royal Oak. Beaumont specialists will offer blood pressure and fall prevention screenings; provide education and