Is long distance running too much of a good thing?

Come Sunday, Oct. 20, more than 20,000 people will participate in the Detroit Free Press Marathon. Given the popularity of the sport and the well-publicized deaths of athletes at running events, Beaumont researchers did a study to assess heart risks in marathon runners. They wanted to know: Is running 26.2 miles too much of a good thing? Marathon

Beaumont named ‘Healthiest Employer’ in Metro Detroit

Beaumont Health System has been named Metro Detroit's Healthiest Employer by Crain's Detroit Business. The three-hospital health system will be recognized at the Oct. 29 Health Care Leadership Summit at the San Marino Club in Troy. The award identifies Michigan businesses in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Livingston and Washtenaw counties whose

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