Beaumont hosts ‘Taking Control of Your Diabetes’ Feb. 20

Beaumont Health System's diabetes support group is inviting area residents to attend "Taking Control of Your Diabetes" Feb. 20 at the Beaumont Medical Center, Sterling Heights. Guest speaker, JoAnn Henderson-Collins, diagnosed with type 2 diabetes 27 years ago, will share her experience living with and managing her diabetes. The 7:15

Nearly 300 Beaumont doctors named to 2013 Best Doctors in America® List

A total of 286 Beaumont Health System physicians appear on the Best Doctors in America® List for 2013, including physicians from all three Beaumont hospitals. Only five percent of doctors in America earn this honor, decided by impartial peer review. "This recognition is another indication of the high quality of Beaumont

Beaumont Health System announces executive promotions

Beaumont Health System has announced the promotions of two executives: Christine Stesney-Ridenour, of Troy, to vice president and chief operating officer, Beaumont, Grosse Pointe, responsible for all of the hospital's clinical support services except for nursing. Stesney-Ridenour began her Beaumont career in 1985 at Beaumont, Troy where she

Beaumont Children’s Hospital donates snow sports helmets to Pine Knob

Thanks to funding from Beaumont Children's Hospital and Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, the Pine Knob Ski and Snowboard Resort in Clarkston recently received 100 snow sports helmets for use by participants in their School Ski Days program. Because of the recent donation from Beaumont Children's Hospital, the daily rental fee for helmets for

Natural ways to boost your winter immunity

It's the season for coughs, colds and viruses. Short of hibernation, what else can you do to keep yourself healthy during the long Michigan winter? "There are a few key things people can do to boost their immunity systems naturally this season," says Jen Green, N.D., a licensed naturopathic physician with Beaumont Integrative

Beaumont opens outpatient center for varicose veins in Grosse Pointe Farms

Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe has opened a 2,800-square-foot outpatient center to treat adults with varicose veins. The Beaumont Vein Center is located at 87 Kercheval, between McMillian and Muir roads, Grosse Pointe Farms. The Beaumont Vein Center specializes in innovative, non-surgical solutions. Treatments include laser vein ablation, a

Warren man with chronic sinusitis breathes easy after implant surgery

Mike Whitty, 63, of Warren, has had sinus issues since college. At one point, he felt like he and his nasal spray were inseparable. Through the years, he was uncomfortable, but he seemed to tough out his long-time sinus issues- even after he and his nasal spray went their separate ways. However, not too long ago, that all changed. "My chronic

Beaumont offers new support group for parents dealing with bullying

First and third Tuesdays of the month 5:30-7 p.m. February-May There is help for parents of children who are facing a bully at school or for parents who think their child might be a bully. A new support group at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, the "NoBLE Support Group for Parents Dealing with Bullying," provides a safe environment and

Cold facts: As temperatures fall, potential dangers rise

Old man winter has recently kicked it into overdrive. Forecasters are calling for continued cold, frigid temperature readings through the weekend. As temperatures plummet, the chance of frostbite, hypothermia and other health dangers, such as chest pain are on the rise.

IHOP’s 8th National Pancake Day to benefit Beaumont Children’s Hospital

Batter up, breakfast lovers! On Tuesday, Feb. 5, IHOP restaurants will invite guests to enjoy a free short stack of pancakes for donations to benefit Beaumont Children's Hospital and Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. It will be IHOP's eighth annual National Pancake Day. National Pancake Day is IHOP's largest philanthropic event of the year.