The gift of less anxiety

One of the greatest challenges in pediatric anesthesia is providing preoperative relief for children’s anxiety.

Now, some physicians at Beaumont Hospital, Farmington Hills have made it possible for kids, and even some adult patients, to distract their attention away from anxious thoughts by playing games and doing activities on iPads.

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Beaumont seeks participants for NIH stroke prevention study

Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak is now enrolling patients in a major, North American stroke prevention study. Researchers will compare intensive medical management to carotid endarterectomy, a common operation to prevent stroke, and to carotid artery stenting.

OUWB School of Medicine students celebrate school’s first Match Day

On the brink of finishing four years of rigorous medical education, students from Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine’s charter class gathered to find out where they will embark on the next phase of their medical training.

Beaumont, Grosse Pointe expands fetal imaging services

The OB-GYN and Imaging teams at Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe have expanded fetal imaging services for moms-to-be. Advanced imaging technologies are now available in one dedicated location at the hospital.

Variety Myoelectric Center Changes Children's Lives

A meeting with Beaumont Children’s Hospital’s Edward Dabrowski, M.D., changed Shreyas’ life. Dr. Dabrowski helped fit him with a myoelectric arm through the Variety Myoelectric Center at Beaumont Children’s Hospital.

Dairy Queen’s Free Cone Day on March 20 benefits Beaumont Children’s Hospital

You can make a difference by ordering a free Dairy Queen ice cream cone on March 20 to benefit Beaumont Children’s Hospital, a local affiliate of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

The Healing, Soothing Effects of Music in the Operating Room

Beaumont Health System anesthesiologist Kathy Schlecht, D.O., is looking into how music might work in the operating room to help patients remain calm and reduce pain.

Beaumont Doctor: Don't Act on Peanut Allergy Study Quite Yet

Many parents had questions when they learned about a new study recently published by the New England Journal of Medicine that could encourage parents to expose children to small amounts of peanuts from a young age

Free pancakes at IHOP on Tuesday, March 3 to support Beaumont Children’s Hospital

On Tuesday, March 3, National Pancake Day, IHOP restaurants will offer each guest a free short stack of their buttermilk pancakes. This family-friendly tradition aims to raise needed funds and awareness for Beaumont Children’s Hospital, an affiliate of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

Beaumont’s inflatable colon display highlights Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Because March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Beaumont Health System is stepping up its community awareness efforts. Area residents are invited to see a large, inflatable human colon on display at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak from March 2-6 and the Beaumont Hospital, Troy from March 10-13.

Stalking a superbug: Beaumont program keeps antibiotic-resistant CRE at bay

There’s a relatively unknown, hidden or “stealth” bug that’s making big problems for some hospitals. It’s called Carapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae. CRE is listed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as one of the top three bug threats. It has a 50 percent mortality rate.