Beaumont Program Follows Children After Concussion

Whether your child participates in organized sports or recreation activities with friends and family, there is always a danger of concussion. While a concussion can occur any time, they account for nearly 46 percent of U.S. winter sports injuries. Because concussions are a common children's injury, Beaumont Children's Hospital has a special

'Cool' Medicine Makes for Happy Holidays for Clarkston Teen and Her Family

While Clarkston High School student Chesney Oldenburg, 17, doesn't remember the first day of her senior year, it's a day her parents will never forget. On Sept. 8 the honor student and athlete experienced sudden cardiac arrest and collapsed. Quick actions by her assistant principal, EMT workers and Beaumont Hospital doctors, along with a

'Jersey Boys' Premiere Benefits Cancer Patients While Launching Beaumont Fundraising Campaign

When the cast takes the stage at the Fisher Theatre on Dec. 17 for the Detroit-area premiere of the award-winning musical "Jersey Boys," Beaumont cancer patients and cancer survivors will be the real stars of the show. Thanks to the generosity of the Fred Nederlander family, all proceeds from the sold-out event will benefit the Betty

NIH Awards Beaumont Researchers $2.3 Million to Study Bladder Function Restoration

Three years ago, Beaumont researchers were first in the U.S. to perform a nerve rerouting procedure in hopes of restoring bladder and bowel function in people with spina bifida. While the procedure shows promise, the researchers were seeking to expand their initial pilot study and needed more funding. They submitted an application through the

A Hip New Surgical Table Rotates to Reduce Recovery Time

The surgical tables have turned. A new, rotating, carbon composite surgical table now available at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak is dramatically reducing hospital stays and recovery times for those needing a hip replacement. The high-tech table enables the physician to perform minimally invasive surgery resulting in a smaller incision, less

Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak Launches Language Services Initiative

To better address the needs of patients with limited English proficiency, Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak is participating in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Aligning Forces for Quality: Language Quality Improvement Collaborative. Funded by a $15,000 grant from the RWJF, Beaumont is one of nine hospitals participating in the national language

Beaumont First Hospital in State to Offer Safest, Fastest Flash CT Imaging

Patients at Beaumont Hospitals now have access to the newest, safest and fastest CT scanner, known as the Flash CT, as Beaumont became the first hospital in the state to offer the technology last week. Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe began testing patients with Siemens' Somatom Definition Flash CT scanner on Wednesday, Nov. 25. Beaumont's

Beaumont Research Targets Early Signs of Heart Disease

The Ministrelli Women's Heart Center at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak has received a $440,000 grant from health care products company Novartis to study early signs of heart disease in men and women who have diabetes and high blood pressure. This is a clinical trial initiated by Pamela Marcovitz, M.D., that will be conducted in collaboration with

Buyer Beware: Many Toys Still Toxic, Hazardous

Tis the season for giving- and gift givers looking to purchase toys are asked to use extra caution. As recently announced at a news conference held at Beaumont Children's Hospital, dangerous toys can still be found on America's store shelves. The Public Interest Research Group in Michigan announced the results of its 24th annual Trouble in Toyland

Happy Holidays Doesn't Have to Mean Heartburn - Tips for Avoiding GERD After the Bird

You've finished consuming a holiday dinner with all the trimmings - sausage stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, green bean casserole and an extra helping of dark meat that was topped off with a glass of wine or two. You're surprised by the burning pain in your chest as you polish off a piece of pumpkin pie. What's going on? Probably