Dairy Queen Free Cone Day benefits Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals kids at Beaumont Children’s Hospital

Whether you're craving vanilla, chocolate or a twist ice cream cone, visiting a Dairy Queen store on March 20 will treat your taste buds and benefit hospitalized kids at Beaumont Children's Hospital. More than 50 participating Southeast Michigan Dairy Queen locations are inviting people to come out and enjoy a cold, refreshing ice cream treat on

Beaumont and AHA collaborate on AED donation to Turning Point Apostolic Ministries in Rochester

Beaumont Health System and the American Heart Association are joining forces to help save lives by placing automated external defibrillators, or AEDs, in key community locations for use on people who experience sudden cardiac arrest. The next AED is being installed and dedicated on Thursday, March 14 at 2 p.m. at Turning Point Apostolic

Dr. Benjamin Carson is coming to Detroit

World-renowned pediatric neurosurgeon Benjamin Carson Sr., M.D., is coming home to Detroit on April 11 to share his inspirational life story while raising funds for a local nonprofit community health center located in his old neighborhood. Dr. Carson will share his story on Thursday, April 11 at 6 p.m. at the Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church,

Free classes: Beaumont Neuroscience experts address Chiari malformation and stroke

Beaumont Health System'sNeuroscience Center of Excellenceexperts will offer a free education series to help area residents better understand neurologic conditions and treatments. The program at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak will address Chiari malformation and the presentation at the Neighborhood Club in Grosse Pointe will focus on stroke. While

Oakland Mall 'Butterflies!' event benefits Beaumont Children’s Hospital patients

Oakland Mall in Troy is celebrating the arrival of spring with the 10th anniversary of its signature event, "Butterflies!" from March 9 - 30 in the mall's center court area. Proceeds from the butterfly exhibit benefit Beaumont Children's Hospital pediatric rehabilitation patients. The exhibit will be open Mondays through Saturdays from

Colorectal cancer survivor perseveres: ‘Failure is not an option’

Just three days after losing her job in 2008, Marti Kay Carter got more bad news: cancer. "I was shocked when I first found out that I had colorectal cancer and it was stage 3," explains Marti, now 54. The Southfield resident experienced no pain. While she had very few warning signs, she did notice the frequency of her bowel movements

Beaumont Children's Hospital hosts baby fairs for new and expecting parents

Beaumont Children's Hospital is hosting its 12th annual "Beaumont Baby Fair" at its hospitals in Royal Oak and Troy. With funds provided by Children's Miracle Network, the baby fairs will provide new and expecting parents free information, product demonstrations, activities and tours of the family birthing centers. "Beaumont Baby Fair" will be

Exercise is medicine

These days most everyone knows someone with heart disease or is that someone who is at risk of developing a heart condition. Many people, especially those over the age of 65, may feel they're doing their part to live a healthy life by adjusting their diet and refilling their cholesterol-lowering drugs. But that's not enough. According to Barry

Giving little hearts lots of love

When you're expecting a bundle of joy, you run the gamut of emotions from excited to scared. But by including a simple screening for critical congenital heart defects in all newborn exams at Beaumont, parents can breathe a small sigh of relief. "All babies who are born at any of the Beaumont hospitals and are at least 35 weeks gestation will

Beaumont seeking volunteers with type 2 diabetes for study

Researchers at Beaumont Health System are seeking volunteers who have type 2 diabetes and are currently taking the drug metformin. The research study will evaluate the effectiveness of an investigational medication called dulaglutide. "The study is being done to see how safe the drug dulaglutide is and how well it will work to help people