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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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Newly cleared viral diagnostic tested at Beaumont

A new test, the first molecular diagnostic panel to simultaneously detect the most prevalent respiratory viruses, including flu and the common cold, has potential in combating "superbugs." The test, referred to as the xTAGTM Respiratory Virus Panel, or RVP, was just cleared by the Food and Drug Administration. Beaumont Hospital, Royal

Beaumont Grosse Pointe hosts fitness open house

The Community Health Promotion department at Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe hosted a fitness open house on at the . The afternoon event included demonstrations and free workouts, featuring the center's fitness program. Certified personal trainers and fitness instructors were on hand to answer questions. Visitors were invited to tour and try

Holiday safety tips

Tis the season to deck the halls and celebrate family traditions. However, with the lighting of festive candles and yule logs come potential dangers. By taking precautions, many holiday dangers can be eliminated. Safety City U.S.A. is offering "Decking the Halls Safely" on Tuesday, Dec. 11. This free, interactive education program

Beaumont on national list of top heart hospitals

Beaumont Hospitals in Royal Oak and Troy have recently been named to the nation's 100 Top Hospitals for heart care by Thomson Healthcare. The annual Thomson Healthcare award is based on hospitals' performance treating congestive heart failure and heart attacks. This marks the fifth time Beaumont, Royal Oak has been recognized with this honor

Shoppers beware: there's trouble in toyland

Safety City U.S.A. recently hosted the Public Interest Research Group in Michigan's toy safety news conference. Aaron Pinkston of PIRGIM, along with Holly Bair, R.N., Beaumont's Trauma Care coordinator, announced the results of the 22nd annual Trouble in Toyland report to consumers. For 22 years, the PIRGIM Trouble in Toyland report has offered