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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Beaumont’s inflatable colon display highlights Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Because March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Beaumont Health is stepping up its community awareness efforts. To kick off the month, community members are invited to see a large, inflatable human colon on display at Beaumont hospitals in Dearborn, Royal Oak and Troy.

Identical twins born in leap year celebrate ‘first’ birthday

Quinn and Emma Carter are technically 4-years-old. But today, they are turning one. The identical twins from Brownstown Township share a unique birthday with only about 250 other identical twins in the world; they were born on leap day.

Beaumont Health security teams welcome new K-9 officers

The newest Beaumont Health employees are the only staff members under two-years-old. Taylor is a German shepherd and one of two new canine officers on staff and members of a growing corps of security dogs employed at all Beaumont sites.

Beverly Hills mom thankful for family’s quick action during medical emergency

At 42, the last thing Jennifer Roma, of Beverly Hills, thought about was a stroke. Yet, in the fall of 2014, her life took a dramatic turn as she was driving her daughter to high school.

Beaumont offers free student heart checks March 12 at Cousino HS

The next Student Heart Check screening is Saturday, March 12 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Cousino High School, 30333 Hoover Road in Warren.

Beaumont Children’s donates 100 snow sports helmets to Mt. Holly

Mt. Holly Ski and Snowboard Resort in Holly has received 100 snow sports helmets for use by participants in their School Ski Days program thanks to a donation from Beaumont Children’s and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

Mother of 200th Baby at Karmanos Center for Natural Birth also first returning patient

Calla Ann Hilliker became the 200th baby born at the Karmanos Center for Natural Birth at Beaumont Hospital – Royal Oak Feb. 1, a distinction in and of itself, but there’s more to this little girl’s story. Calla Ann’s mom, Jessica, of Washington Township, also happens to be the center’s first returning patient. Jessica’s second child, Caisen, was the 25th baby born at the Karmanos Center for Natural Birth.

Valentine Volunteers

Married couple Carol Langs and Henry Elden of St. Clair Shores met in November 2007 volunteering at Beaumont Hospital -- Grosse Pointe.

Beaumont One’s flight to Northern Michigan a life-saver for Sterling Heights mom

April Rourke personifies an active, fit lifestyle as wife, mother and school teacher. Yet, five months ago, at age 36, she had a heart attack. Looking back, Rourke recalled, the week before the start of school had been hectic.

Simply Smart START!

Introducing Simply Smart START!, an educational series offered by Beaumont Children's, designed to teach parents of children ages 0 to 5, how to raise their child’s IQ and academic success through conversation and vocabulary-building.