Beaumont Dr. Martin Hurwitz warns an increase in allergies is possible due to it being a wet season.
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Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Beaumont Health System and Henry Ford Health System sign letter of intent to combine operations.
Beaumont Health System and Henry Ford Health System announced Wednesday that they are taking the first steps toward entering a multi-billion dollar partnership. While the hopsitals will combine operations after a 120-day period of negotiations and due diligence, the two systems will retain their respective brand names and separate identities, officials said. Today's announcement at Beaumont Hospital's Royal Oak campus, is the result of Beaumont's board of directors developing a strategic plan over the past 20 months to transform its system from providing procedures to promoting health and wellness among the population. To make that transformation, Beaumont sought a like-minded partner, said Steve Howard, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, …
Monday, June 18, 2012
New sunscreen labeling guidelines from the Food and Drug Administration aim to help consumers choose the right level of protection.
Whether you are beach bound or boating this summer, sunscreen is a must for anyone who spends time in the sun. And on Monday, the Food and Drug Administration began rolling out its new sunscreen labeling regulations. Choosing a sunscreen product should be easier for consumers to find the right level of protection, according to Richard Keidan, M.D., director, Multidisciplinary Melanoma Clinic, Beaumont Health System. “Sunscreens may only be labeled ‘broad spectrum’ if they protect the skin from both UVA and UVB rays,” said Keidan, who sees a wide range of patients, including those with precancerous conditions to late stages of melanoma. Melanoma is the most dangerous type of skin cancer and is the leading cause of death from skin disease. “…
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
Raquel was born at 1:18 a.m. New Year's Day at Beaumont Hospital in Troy to proud first-time parents Ray and Vonda Watha of Shelby Township.
Vonda Watha and husband Ray Watha, who are both originally from Telkif, Iraq, had just finished a late New Year's Eve dinner of traditional Iraqi food with family when Vonda, barely 38 weeks pregnant with her first child, said her stomach started to hurt. "It was spicy food!" Vonda said. "I didn't think it was spicy, but she did," Ray joked. "As soon as she finished, she went and sat down and was crying and saying she had a lot of pain." After calling Vonda's doctor, it seemed Vonda's pain may not be indigestion from the spicy food, but something else entirely. At 11 p.m. – barely an hour after finishing dinner – Vonda and Ray arrived at Beaumont Hospital in Troy at the insistence of Vonda's obstetrician, who thought she might be going …