The gift of less anxiety

One of the greatest challenges in pediatric anesthesia is providing preoperative relief for children’s anxiety.

Now, some physicians at Beaumont Hospital, Farmington Hills have made it possible for kids, and even some adult patients, to distract their attention away from anxious thoughts by playing games and doing activities on iPads.

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Active after 70: How surgery and rehabilitation kept one athlete on his feet, in the woods and on the green

Leslie Wolcott is not your typical 75-year-old man. He is an avid athlete who enjoys hiking, biking, golfing, bow hunting and kayaking. Until a few years ago, he was also active in hockey and long-distance running.

Researchers to look at pill to treat postmenopausal women with stress urinary incontinence

Could a one-a-day pill be the answer for women with stress urinary incontinence – a condition resulting in leakage with coughing, sneezing and laughing? Urologists at Beaumont are seeking postmenopausal women with stress urinary incontinence for a research study of a compound that may strengthen pelvic floor muscle and reduce the leakage of urine.

The gift of less anxiety

One of the greatest challenges in pediatric anesthesia is providing preoperative relief for children’s anxiety. Now, some physicians at Beaumont Hospital, Farmington Hills have made it possible for kids, and even some adult patients, to distract their attention away from anxious thoughts by playing games and doing activities on iPads.

Men with prostate cancer sought for one-time brachytherapy treatment research

Researchers at Beaumont hospitals in Royal Oak and Troy are seeking men with low and intermediate risk prostate cancer to participate in a study to determine the effectiveness of a one-time, high dose rate radiation treatment.

OUWB School of Medicine students celebrate school’s second Match Day

On the brink of finishing four years of rigorous medical education, students from Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine’s second class gathered to find out where they will embark on the next phase of their medical training.

NIH grant enables researchers to help improve outcomes for high-risk babies

Representatives of Beaumont, Royal Oak’s Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Radiology were recently awarded a $1.7 million grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to investigate fetal growth restriction, which leads to low-birth-weight babies.

Dairy Queen’s Free Cone Day on March 15 benefits Beaumont Children’s

You can make a difference by ordering a free Dairy Queen ice cream cone on March 15 to benefit Beaumont Children’s, a local affiliate of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

Concussion Clinic helps Wixom teen get back in the game

NFL great Vince Lombardi once said, “Football is not a contact sport. It is a collision sport.” Carson Barringer, 13, knows all too well. In October 2015, the Wixom boy was on the wrong end of a collision with an opposing player.

Free pancakes at IHOP on March 8 to support Beaumont Children’s

On Tuesday, March 8, National Pancake Day, IHOP restaurants will offer each guest a free short stack of buttermilk pancakes. This family-friendly tradition aims to raise needed funds and awareness for Beaumont Children’s, an affiliate of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

STTAR Clinics empower patients

The newly launched STTAR Clinics at Beaumont Hospital, Troy and Royal Oak, have resulted in reduced length of stay, lower incidence of infection, fewer emergency center visits and reduced costs through patient empowerment.