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Karmanos Center for Natural Birth at Beaumont Hospital

Karmanos Center for Natural Birth at Beaumont Hospital

This unique facility, a gift from Danialle and Peter Karmanos Jr., provides a comfortable environment for expecting mothers to give birth naturally with the help of alternative therapies.

November 2014
Parents Use Online Rating Sites to Choose Doctors, Study Finds

Parents Use Online Rating Sites to Choose Doctors, Study Finds

Parents are using online ratings to pick a pediatrician for their child. But are these sites fair and accurate?

November 2014
Zen Play & Movement Class for Kids in Ferndale

Zen Play & Movement Class for Kids in Ferndale

Local mom Char Sloan created this fitness and relaxation program for elementary and middle school students to put the kibosh on stress.

November 2014
Kids and Indoor Exercise During Cooler Temperatures

Kids and Indoor Exercise During Cooler Temperatures

Keep your kids off the couch this winter and get them active and healthy with these family-friendly fitness tips from the community program director at the Macomb Family YMCA.

October 2014
Avoiding Respiratory Illnesses in Children

Avoiding Respiratory Illnesses in Children

With respiratory viruses such as enterovirus D68 spreading, it's important to take steps to keep kids healthy. Dr. Earlexia M. Norwood from Henry Ford Health System gives tips to avoid getting sick.

October 2014
Repairing Cleft Palates in Kids

Repairing Cleft Palates in Kids

Since John Paul Orlosky was diagnosed with cleft palate, he's had surgeries and setbacks but now can speak clearly – an outcome that's more common in the many kids who have this condition.

October 2014
Women Care for Aging Parents More than Male Siblings

Women Care for Aging Parents More than Male Siblings

A new study by Princeton University has found some gender stereotypes hold true: daughters are more likely than sons to pitch in and care for their elderly parents.

October 2014
What to Eat and What to Avoid During Pregnancy

What to Eat and What to Avoid During Pregnancy

Cravings or not, there are some things you just can't indulge in when you're a mom-to-be. Dr. Samuel Bauer of Beaumont Health Systems provides insight and information.

September 2014
Tips and Advice for Buying Glasses Online for Kids

Tips and Advice for Buying Glasses Online for Kids

Ever considered purchasing eyeglasses on the Internet for your child? A local optometrist offers insight into the process – and what to be cautious of.

September 2014
Should Schools Screen for Eating Disorders?

Should Schools Screen for Eating Disorders?

About 16 percent of students in grades 9-12 reported engaging in disordered eating behaviors. Could screening help with early detection? A Boston Children's Hospital Study looks at the effectiveness – and cost.

September 2014
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