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NBA Alumni Visit Beaumont for 2nd Annual Day of Caring

Traditionally known for their slam dunks, rebounds and passes, a group of former NBA players, including Jalen Rose (former Piston and Wolverine) and Dave Bing (former Piston and Detroit Mayor), were better known for their high fives, hugs and words of encouragement yesterday at Beaumont Children’s Hospital.

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Cardiac Rehab Patients Pump it Up to Help Hearts

As Ronald Vaughn worked through the maintenance phase of cardiac rehabilitation following a heart attack, he jumped at the chance to add rigorous resistance training. "Some programs rehab you to where you were (before the heart attack)," says Vaughn, 60, of Southfield. "I wanted to do something more." The "something

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