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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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Surgeons Removing Gallbladder via Tiny Incision in Bellybutton

Surgeons at Beaumont Hospitals are taking minimally invasive surgery one step further when they remove gallbladders. Instead of making four small cuts on the stomach, two surgeons have refined their skills to remove the gallbladder through a ¾-inch incision at the bellybutton. Gallbladder removal, or cholycystectomy (KOE-lee-sis-TEC-tuh-mee),

Neurosurgeon's Advanced Minimally Invasive Technique Relieves Severe Face Pain

Jeff Jackson, 49, of Troy, began having face pain about two years ago. At first the pain was annoying, but later it became more frequent and at times intolerable. "It felt like a red hot ice pick with 220 volts running through it," Jackson explained. "And after the pain went away, I always worried when it might return. It was

New Gallbladder Removal Leaves Barely a Scar

Surgeons at Beaumont Hospitals are taking minimally invasive surgery one step further when they remove gallbladders. Instead of making four small cuts on the stomach, two surgeons have refined their skills to remove the gallbladder through a ¾-inch incision at the bellybutton. Gallbladder removal, or cholycystectomy (KOE-lee-sis-TEC-tuh-mee),

BioBank to Help Catch Disease Early and Personalize Treatment for Beaumont Patients

The Beaumont Research Institute has opened a BioBank that uses state-of-the-art molecular and genetic equipment and analysis for early detection and prediction of disease, leading to the development of personalized treatment plans for patients.  "With the BioBank, biomarkers from tissue, blood or fluids are used to develop what we hope

Beaumont Nurses Don Hardhats for Charity

Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak nurses will trade their scrubs and suits for hardhats this week to pick up hammers and raise walls for Habitat for Humanity®. "Beaumont Nurse Build" will also include a handful of other staff and even some of their family members who've agreed to pitch in. They will gather 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Tuesday