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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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Give Germs the Slip with Proper Handwashing

Wash your hands! You've heard it again and again, from your mom, your doctor and medical experts in the media. It's the cheapest and best way to stop the spread of germs responsible for colds, flu and a whole medical dictionary of other illnesses. But has anyone every taught you how to wash your hands? A cursory swipe with soap, quick rinse and

Hate to See Your Breath When You Workout? Take it Indoors

With Thanksgiving Day a memory and the holiday season underway, it won't be long before Old Man Winter blows in. While hardier souls will be strapping on skis and lacing up ice skates, some prefer to take their workout indoors when the mercury plummets. Exercise physiologist JoAnne Bieniasz of the Ministrelli Women's Heart Center offers these

Taking Kiddies to Grandma's? 11Tips to Help Pave the Way

Over the river and through the woods, to grandmother's house we go! Or on the interstate ... the friendly skies ... you get the picture. Yes, it's time for the annual holiday trip to visit loved ones. Whether you're a newbie when it comes to traveling with kids or a seasoned pro, Lori Polakowski, a former flight attendant and individual

Jet Lag Solutions from a Travel Medicine Expert

Jet lag is one of the most frequent problems for travelers crossing multiple time zones when their normal sleep-wake cycle gets out of sync. Common jet lag symptoms include: daytime fatigue; insomnia; poor concentration; digestive disturbances; irritability; and depression. It happens more often if crossing four time zones, flying west to east,

Beaumont Hospitals Adopts Financial Turnaround Plan

Beaumont Hospitals is implementing a plan to increase revenue and reduce costs to improve its financial position by $60 million in 2009. "These are challenging times, and hospital systems across America are not immune to the problems," says Kenneth J. Matzick, Beaumont Hospitals president and CEO. "There's been a dramatic change in