Dr. Benjamin Carson is coming to Detroit

World-renowned pediatric neurosurgeon Benjamin Carson Sr., M.D., is coming home to Detroit on April 11 to share his inspirational life story while raising funds for a local nonprofit community health center located in his old neighborhood. Dr. Carson will share his story on Thursday, April 11 at 6 p.m. at the Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church,

Oakland Mall 'Butterflies!' event benefits Beaumont Children’s Hospital patients

Oakland Mall in Troy is celebrating the arrival of spring with the 10th anniversary of its signature event, "Butterflies!" from March 9 - 30 in the mall's center court area. Proceeds from the butterfly exhibit benefit Beaumont Children's Hospital pediatric rehabilitation patients. The exhibit will be open Mondays through Saturdays from

Colorectal cancer survivor perseveres: ‘Failure is not an option’

Just three days after losing her job in 2008, Marti Kay Carter got more bad news: cancer. "I was shocked when I first found out that I had colorectal cancer and it was stage 3," explains Marti, now 54. The Southfield resident experienced no pain. While she had very few warning signs, she did notice the frequency of her bowel movements changing.

Beaumont Children's Hospital hosts baby fairs for new and expecting parents

Beaumont Children's Hospital is hosting its 12th annual "Beaumont Baby Fair" at its hospitals in Royal Oak and Troy. With funds provided by Children's Miracle Network, the baby fairs will provide new and expecting parents free information, product demonstrations, activities and tours of the family birthing centers. "Beaumont Baby Fair" will be

Exercise is medicine

These days most everyone knows someone with heart disease or is that someone who is at risk of developing a heart condition. Many people, especially those over the age of 65, may feel they're doing their part to live a healthy life by adjusting their diet and refilling their cholesterol-lowering drugs. But that's not enough. According to Barry

Giving little hearts lots of love

When you're expecting a bundle of joy, you run the gamut of emotions from excited to scared. But by including a simple screening for critical congenital heart defects in all newborn exams at Beaumont, parents can breathe a small sigh of relief. "All babies who are born at any of the Beaumont hospitals and are at least 35 weeks gestation will

Beaumont seeking volunteers with type 2 diabetes for study

Researchers at Beaumont Health System are seeking volunteers who have type 2 diabetes and are currently taking the drug metformin. The research study will evaluate the effectiveness of an investigational medication called dulaglutide. "The study is being done to see how safe the drug dulaglutide is and how well it will work to help people

Beaumont, Troy: 100 Top Hospitals list for 10th time

Beaumont Hospital, Troy was recently named one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics. The recognition is based on a hospital's overall organizational performance. This marks the 10th time Beaumont has been recognized as a top hospital. The Truven Health 100 Top Hospitals® study evaluates performance in 10 areas

Beaumont Children’s Hospital pediatrician inducted into Legends of Neonatology Hall of Fame

Dr. Maisels is one of 19 honorees in the Legends of Neonatology Hall of Fame. M. Jeffrey Maisels, M.D., was honored on Feb. 22 in Orlando as a 2013 Legends of Neonatology Hall of Fame inductee. He was chosen for a career spanning 47 years of clinical care and research involving management of the jaundiced newborn infant. The award was

Activities highlight Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Because March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Beaumont Health System is stepping up its community awareness efforts. To kick off the month, area residents and community groups are invited to see a large, inflatable human colon on display in the South Tower of Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak from . Explains Harry Wasvary, M.D.,