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Doctor Builds Charlotte Ponce A New Ear, Pierces It

Charlotte's ear is healing well. Charlotte returned to Beaumont Children's Hospital in August for a skin graft procedure. During the surgery, Dr. Chaiyasate pierced Charlotte's new ear. It was a wonderful surprise.

For the first time in her life, she can now wear a pair of earrings.

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Cancer Survivorship Program gives teen the tools to battle the bully within

Zach Howell won’t forget the summer of 2012. He was having what he calls “sleep issues” – bad headaches, nausea and vomiting. The 17-year-old St. Clair Shores resident was rushed to the Emergency Center at Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe. The CT scan revealed the source of his severe head pain: brain cancer. The date of his diagnosis: July 7,

Beaumont Health System hosts baby fairs for new and expecting parents

Beaumont is hosting its annual baby fairs in Grosse Pointe, Royal Oak and Troy. With funds provided by Children's Miracle Network, the Beaumont baby fairs will provide new and expecting parents free information, product demonstrations, activities and tours of the family birthing centers. The Beaumont baby fairs will be held Saturdays, from

Electronic Medical Records: safe, secure sharing improves patient safety

Seeking care in a hospital that doesn’t know you or your medical history can result in patient safety concerns and also anxiety for patients, especially for those with serious medical conditions. Bernice Sessa, M.D., Beaumont, Troy emergency physician, inputs patient medical information using myBeaumontChart. Beaumont Health System now

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. Dr. Band “We call it a triple threat bug because

Cancer survivor repays gratitude with giant gift to Beaumont

Giant, inflatable colon raises colorectal cancer awareness What’s gray, pink and red, 32 feet long, 20 feet wide and 12 feet high? Answer: A giant, inflatable model of the human colon. The display travels to Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak and Beaumont, Troy in March during National Colorectal Awareness Month. “It definitely grabs your attention,”