Year in review: Beaumont’s Top 12 stories in 2014

With 2014 winding down, Beaumont’s media relations team is taking a look back at stories that captured local, national and sometimes international media attention over the past year.

Advancing heart care: Local woman dances again after minimally invasive heart surgery

After a lifetime of good health habits, jogging, cycling and hiking, Geraldine Baginski, of Washington Twp., noticed a spike in her blood pressure. Minimally invasive heart valve replacement surgery allowed her to resume her active lifestyle.

Beaumont named a 2014 National Best and Brightest Sustainable Company

Beaumont Health System has been recognized as a 2014 National Best and Brightest Sustainable Companies Winner by the National Association of Business Resources. The honor recognizes organizations from all industries that focus on inspiring sustainability and take the lead on green initiatives.

Most Intense Flu Season In Recent Years Hits Michigan

Flu season is here in Michigan and Beaumont Health System doctors say it’s already one of the most intense flu seasons in recent history.

Holiday safety tips

By taking precautions, many holiday dangers can be eliminated. According to the American College of Emergency Physicians, each year 12,000 Americans are treated in hospital emergency departments for falls, cuts, electrical shocks and burns due to faulty decorations or accidents while decorating.

Long-time Beaumont doctor shares inspirational patient stories in new book

In a new book, long-time Beaumont urologist, researcher and educator, Ananias Diokno, M.D., tells inspirational stories of patient triumphs and victories.

Detroit Red Wings star Ted Lindsay resumes intense workout routine after heart surgery

Even though Detroit Red Wings star and Hockey Hall of Famer Ted Lindsay is 89-years-old, he’s in better shape than many people in their 20s or 30s.

Beaumont develops long-term care clinic for female breast cancer survivors

To better monitor adult cancer survivors, Beaumont Health System’s Cancer Center has opened a new Cancer Survivorship Clinic for female breast cancer survivors in the Rose Cancer Center at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak.

Beaumont Children’s Hospital Safety City U.S.A. presents 2014 PIRGIM Trouble in Toyland report

Beaumont Children’s Hospital has partnered with PIRGIM again this year to educate people in Michigan about the findings in their report. "It's the unseen dangers that trouble me, lead and phthalates," explains Donna Bucciarelli, RN, trauma prevention coordinator, Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak; and education program manager, Safety City U.S.A., a Beaumont Children's Hospital program.

Beaumont in the D: Beaumont Health System opens Riverfront Family Medicine in Detroit

Beaumont Health System has opened its first family medicine practice in Detroit. Riverfront Family Medicine, located in Tower 500 of the Renaissance Center, provides primary care services for adults and children.