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Beaumont Health announces appointment of John T. Fox as president
and chief executive officer

The Beaumont Health Board of Directors has announced the appointment of John T. Fox as president and chief executive officer of Beaumont Health. Fox will join the organization in March.

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Pregnant? Give Your Baby an I.Q. Advantage

(One of an occasional series on how to grow and maintain a healthy brain, from pregnancy through old age.) You're trying to have a baby and while you may not think of him as a future Einstein, you want to give him every chance for a healthy brain so he can shine in school and grow up to be a happy, productive adult. Dave Seubert, M.D.,

Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe Surgeon Does 1st Surgery Using da Vinci Robot

Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe now has a state-of-the-art da Vinci® Surgical System. Dinesh Telang, M.D., chief of Surgery at Beaumont, Grosse Pointe recently performed a radical prostatectomy -- the hospital's first surgery using the da Vinci.  "The da Vinci Surgical System combines the knowledge and skills of the surgeon with

Medical Emergency or Mishap? Knowing How to Get the Help You Need

You shoveled snow this morning, felt something "pop" in your back and now you're sore. Your doctor's office is closed. Do you try to seek medical attention right away or wait until the morning when your doctor is in? "It's not always easy to determine when to go to your physician's office, an urgent care center or a hospital

Beaumont Heart Experts' Editorial Supports Advisory by Heart Association on Omega-6 Fats

Like the workings of Wall Street or the mechanics of rocket science, the role of Omega-6 fatty acids in the diet hasn't been fully understood. But the American Heart Association just declared Omega-6s - found in vegetable oils, nuts and seeds - a beneficial part of a heart-healthy eating plan. People really didn't understand the benefits of

Electrical Stimulation Helps Swallowing Problems, Facial Nerve Damage

Nerve damage after a 2008 accident while clearing downed trees from a windstorm left Karl Gubert with left-side facial weakness. His eyelid wouldn't close, his speech was slurred and he had difficulty swallowing. But the 21-year-old Metamora, Mich. man is back to college and his co-op job thanks in part to therapy that uses mild electrical