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Beaumont first in U.S. to offer new system to ‘test drive’ bowel and bladder incontinence therapy

Dianne Bachman, 71, of Macomb, has had an overactive bladder and urge incontinence for more than two years. This condition hindered her once-active lifestyle. She was among the first in the nation to benefit from the new Verify Evaluation System at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak on Sept. 17.

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Beaumont Offers New Liver Transplant Support Group

One hundred and eighty-five liver transplants took place in Michigan in 2007 and currently 305 people are on the waiting list, according to the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network. As more people are becoming involved in the transplant process, there is a need for guidance and nurturing by others who have been though it. A new

How to Talk to Kids about Disabilities

Social worker Therese Scarpace, L.M.S.W., of Beaumont Hospitals' Pediatric Rehabilitation, interacts with hundreds of children who have "disabilities." She offers the following advice for teaching children how to understand and relate to those with disabilities. If parents can teach their children a simple way of understanding

Toy Cart at Beaumont, Troy Brings Smiles

Generous donations from community members are brightening hospital stays for children treated at Beaumont Hospital, Troy. The hospital recently introduced a Pediatric Toy Cart filled with age-specific toys and games for patients in the hospital's Pediatric Unit and in other treatment and public areas at the Troy hospital. As part of a

5 Tips for Adopting a Vegetarian Diet

Wednesday, Oct. 1 is World Vegetarian Day and kicks off Vegetarian Awareness Month. Adopting a vegetarian diet has many benefits, including reducing the risk of heart disease, stroke and cancer, while also conserving fresh water, fertile topsoil and other limited resources that go into creating a meat-based diet.  Here are five tips to

Beaumont researchers: use of lung ablation to combat cancer promising

Five years ago Vera Morrison of Madison Heights was diagnosed with lung cancer- the No. 1 cause of death among men and women in the United States. After radiation treatments failed, her future didn't look so bright. But then she was given the option to try a new treatment called lung ablation by Beaumont interventional radiologist Michael