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Beaumont Health Bands Together To Practice, Prepare For Ebola Possibilities

“Are we prepared to handle an Ebola patient today? Yes we are. Will that preparation improve? Yes, it will,” says Sanford Vieder, D.O., Botsford Hospital’s chair & medical director, Emergency & Trauma Center. “We definitely feel more prepared now that … Continue reading

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Ebola: What is it? Who is at risk?

Given the nature of the current Ebola virus outbreak in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea and the recent cases in the U.S., Botsford Hospital has been working to ensure we’re prepared for potential patients with Ebola. Continue reading

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The Botsford Breast Center – CBS EcoMedia Partnership

Thirty-six uninsured and underinsured women came to Botsford’s Lucille and Dr. Louis Spagnuolo Breast Center for mammograms at our fourth annual Breast Screening Day. CBS EcoMedia Inc. funded our event as the lead sponsor.  Watch a great video here from … Continue reading

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How to Prevent Falls in the Elderly: Tips from a trauma nurse

Since falling is such a serious concern for the elderly, we asked one of our trauma nurses, Rhonda Thompson, EMT, RN, what we can all do to protect our loved ones.  Here’s what she told us: Q: Are falls really … Continue reading

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