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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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Beaumont, Royal Oak named Blue Distinction Center for Complex and Rare Cancers

Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, has been named a Blue Distinction CenterSM for Complex and Rare Cancers as part of a national program by the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and its HMO affiliate, Blue Care Network. Only two Michigan hospitals earned this prestigious distinction for complex cancers. There

Beaumont doctors use CT scans to identify dangerous heart plaques

Beaumont Hospital cardiologists have just published a first-of-its-kind study showing that unstable coronary plaques, that cause most heart attacks, can be identified before a heart attack occurs using noninvasive computed tomographic angiography. Their research findings are published in the March 25 issue of the American College of Cardiology's

3 Tesla MRI available at Beaumont Hospital, Troy

Beaumont Hospital, Troy has implemented 3T MRI technology in the Breast Care Imaging Center. "The 3 Tesla MRI is very well suited for breast imaging when searching for very small lesions to detect cancers in their earliest stages," says Marc Flemming, M.D., division director of MRI and CT at Beaumont, Troy. "The 3T MRI is also

Beaumont partners with ProCure for first proton beam cancer therapy center

ProCure Treatment Centers Inc. and Beaumont Hospitals have announced an agreement to invest $159 million in Michigan to develop the state's first proton beam therapy center. The center is expected to be operational by 2010. Beaumont filed a Certificate of Need application on March 3 with the state's Department of Community Health for approval to

Beaumont ‘Healthy Heart Check' Helps Area Students

Despite cold temperatures and snow, high school athletes have their sights set on spring sports. And before student athletes hit the track or playing field, they are required to have a physical exam. Unfortunately, most routine sports physicals don't screen for pre-existing heart conditions and abnormalities. In 2007, Beaumont cardiologists