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Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak among first to offer alternative to
blood-thinning medications for atrial fibrillation

Cardiologists at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak have performed the Midwest’s first implant of a device recently approved by the FDA for patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation. The Watchman Left Atrial Appendage Closure implant is an alternative to long-term use of blood-thinning warfarin medication to reduce the risk of stroke.

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Becker’s names Beaumont, Royal Oak one of America’s great hospitals

Becker’s Hospital Review has published its 2015 edition of “100 Great Hospitals in America.” The list includes Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, one of only two Michigan hospitals recognized.

Beaumont Children's Hospital competes in White Cloud's "Real Comfort, Real Kids" video contest

Beaumont Children’s Hospital is competing against other hospitals across the nation to win $30,000 from White Cloud, a paper products company.

Beaumont offers free student heart checks Saturday, May 9 at Troy High School

High school students and parents should know: the typical school sports physical may fall short in assessing heart health

Beaumont’s Kids at Work Day event promotes health care careers and family pride

Snowflakes and near freezing temperatures didn’t chill the spirits of the 600 children of Beaumont employees who participated in Beaumont, Royal Oak’s 12th annual ‘Kids at Work Day’ event.

Beaumont surgeons implant knee cartilage grown from patient’s own cells

Doctors at Beaumont Health System are the first in Michigan to use a tissue implant made from a patient’s own cells to treat knee cartilage damage.

3-D digital mammography now available at Beaumont Health System

Beaumont Health System is now offering a new, 3-D imaging technology called Digital Breast Tomosynthesis. This state-of-the-art breast imaging is available at all three Beaumont hospital Comprehensive Breast Care Centers in Grosse Pointe, Royal Oak and Troy. It will also be available at the Beaumont Medical Center, West Bloomfield the first week in May.

Earth Day event celebrates the environment, Beaumont sustainability efforts and the value of community

Patients, families, employees and the general public are invited to attend Beaumont’s 2015 Earth Day fair 10 a.m.–2 p.m., April 22, inside the Concourse under the South Tower pavilion at Beaumont, Royal Oak, 3601 West 13 Mile Road.

Two Beaumont kidney transplant recipients: One year later

You never know who will step forward in times of need. For Nancy Noble, 48, of Berkley, it was her brother’s girlfriend and for Sid Thomas, 75, of Royal Oak, it was a member of his church. Despite Nancy’s medications and Sid’s dialysis, both were losing their battles with kidney disease.

NIH Study: Progesterone offers no significant benefit in treating traumatic brain injuries

Researchers at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak participated in a national study evaluating the effectiveness of the hormone progesterone to treat traumatic brain injuries. Results from the four-year study concluded that progesterone provides no significant benefits to patients with TBIs.

Sibling surgeons combine expertise to restore local man’s quality of life and appearance

“I was always the last to smell anything,” said Coyle, 60, a part-time parking enforcement officer for the city of Royal Oak whose infected nasal cavity and near perforated septum brought him to Beaumont, Royal Oak’s Emergency Center last August. Two Beaumont physicians restored his quality of life with two successful procedures.