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Karmanos Center for Natural Birth opens at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak

There’s a new, safe, natural birthing alternative for expectant moms in Metro Detroit. On Nov. 3, the Karmanos Center for Natural Birth, a one-of-a-kind birthing center that combines the comforts of a high-end home with the safety net of a high-tech hospital, opened at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak.

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‘Music with Heart’ concert at Oakland University benefits heart health

Oakland University music majors and alumni are helping to raise funds for heart health programs at Beaumont Hospital, Troy through a “Music with Heart” benefit concert on Saturday, June 28 on the OU campus in Rochester.

American Arab Professional Network names Beaumont recipient of Champion of Diversity Award

The American Arab Professional Network, part of the American Arab Chamber of Commerce, honored Beaumont Health System with its 2014 Champion of Diversity Award at its May 14 “Celebrating Success” banquet in Dearborn.

Pediatric neurosurgery patient pays it forward with gifts

Fourteen-year-old Hana Ferguson is a bright, creative and talented teen who hasn’t let Chiari malformation, a congenital abnormality, stand in her way. After successful surgery, a grateful Hana has paid it forward by helping others at Beaumont Children’s Hospital.

Study: Response to heart attacks at Michigan golf courses isn’t up to par

Despite more than a decade of advocacy about defibrillator use, response to heart attacks at Michigan golf courses is still not up to par, a recent Beaumont Health System study finds. Use of defibrillators in cardiac arrest cases at golf courses was rare, the study says, and preparedness and response wasn’t as good as it could be.

Local teenager battles rare form of cancer

A large lump on the side of 13-year-old Alyssa Kukla’s neck was the first warning something was wrong. “They initially thought it was just her body fighting off a virus,” Teri Kukla, Alyssa’s mother, says. Then, the lump grew larger. Alyssa’s parents brought her to Beaumont Children’s Hospital in Royal Oak for testing.