Beaumont hosts 5th African-American cancer prevention forum

The Beaumont Cancer Institute is hosting its "Fifth Annual Cancer Prevention Forum" from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 8, at the Charles H. Wright African-American Museum, 315 E. Warren Ave. (between John R and Brush streets), Detroit. Les Brown, a cancer survivor and popular motivational speaker, will present the keynote

Beaumont researchers: surgery advantageous for spinal stenosis

Research done at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, along with twelve other sites nationwide, recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine found back surgery for spinal stenosis proved to have better results than nonsurgical treatments.  The paper is the third in a series detailing the findings of the Spine Patient Outcomes Research

High school students get a taste of medicine at Beaumont

Weekends may be a golden opportunity for high school students to catch up on their sleep, but thanks to a partnership between Beaumont Hospitals and Oakland Schools, teens interested in learning more about health care careers will want to rise and shine for the Beaumont Saturday Series beginning in March. From March 8 through May 17, high

Beaumont building new medical center in Novi

Beaumont Hospitals will be adding a new medical center in Novi. The Beaumont Medical Center, Novi, a four-story facility, will be located on Main Street and Novi Road. The $19-million project, at approximately 88,000 square feet, will include physician offices, urgent care, rehabilitation services, diagnostic imaging, laboratory services and a

Beaumont researchers: type 2 diabetes goes away with weight loss

People with type 2 diabetes have the best chance of resolving this chronic disease by losing weight, and the younger they are the better, according to researchers at Beaumont Hospitals' Weight Control Center. The research was published in the February of Vascular Disease Prevention. The researchers believe their study may be the first to

Beaumont to launch medical transport company with Community EMS

Beaumont Hospitals has joined with Community Emergency Medical Service Inc. to offer a new transportation service for patients. Beaumont Medical Transportation Service Inc. will start in the spring and provide interfacility transfers. The service will transport patients among Beaumont facilities, to their homes or to extended care facilities.

Beaumont sleep evaluation services in Berkley earn national accreditation

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine recently named Beaumont Sleep Evaluation Services in Berkley as an accredited sleep center. "This accreditation is a major step in recognizing the excellence of our sleep program," says Shirley Ho, director of the Sleep Evaluation Services department, Beaumont Ambulatory Services.    The

Teenage cancer survivor creates ‘Wall of Courage’ at Beaumont

It's been eleven years since Josh Griffin, 16, was diagnosed with cancer. And when time came for the Farmington Hills teen to develop a community service project in his efforts to become an Eagle Scout he decided to pay tribute to Beaumont Hospital. Josh began planning his "Wall of Courage" over a year ago. On January 29 it was

Beaumont, Royal Oak developing liver transplant program

Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, recently received approval from the Michigan Department of Community Health's Certificate of Need commission to develop a new liver transplant program. The approved CON will make Beaumont, Royal Oak the third liver transplant program in Michigan. "With nearly 400 Michigan residents currently waiting for a

Beaumont Medical Center, Warren offers rehabilitation services

The Beaumont Medical Center in Warren is now offering rehabilitation services for adults. The new physical therapy program focuses on orthopedics and women's health. "This recent expansion of services at the Beaumont Medical Center in Warren brings Beaumont's specialty rehabilitation services closer to where our patients live and