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Doctor Builds Charlotte Ponce A New Ear, Pierces It

Charlotte's ear is healing well. Charlotte returned to Beaumont Children's Hospital in August for a skin graft procedure. During the surgery, Dr. Chaiyasate pierced Charlotte's new ear. It was a wonderful surprise.

For the first time in her life, she can now wear a pair of earrings.

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Beaumont Study Finds Obesity Link to Early Heart Attack

Excess weight is strongly linked to premature heart attack and the more overweight the earlier the attack happens, according to a study from Beaumont Hospitals in the Sept. 16 Journal of the American College of Cardiology. The study, led by Peter McCullough, M.D., consultant cardiologist and chief of Nutrition and Prevention Medicine,

Beaumont's stroke program recertified by Joint Commission

Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak has earned advanced recertification of its primary stroke center by The Joint Commission for Primary Stroke Centers. Beaumont earned this distinction after the Joint Commission conducted an on-site review in June. "Beaumont Hospital has demonstrated that its stroke care program follows national standards and

Beaumont, Royal Oak receives magnet redesignation

The American Nurses Credentialing Center has redesignated Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak as a Magnet hospital, the highest designation for nursing excellence. The Royal Oak hospital was the first in Michigan to receive Magnet status, in 2004. "Attaining Magnet status recognizes our nurses for what they are - the most-preferred,

Beaumont, WSU to retrain returning military surgeons

Beaumont Hospitals and Wayne State University's Smart Sensors and Integrated Microsystems program will collaborate on research for retraining surgeons returning from active military duty with an innovation award from the Department of Defense's Telemedicine and Advanced Technologies Research Center. Researchers led by Beaumont's Charles Shanley,

Comfort bears create smiles

With just a few dollars, one man is making hundreds of children smile. Gary Wachler remembers being in the hospital when he was a boy, lying in the hospital bed, bored and not feeling well. But when his mother brought him some puppets, he put on a show for the other kids, making them laugh, which kept his mind off being in the hospital.