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Beaumont, Summa sign letter of intent to merge

Dive Brief: Michigan-based Beaumont Health and Ohio-based Summa Health have signed a letter of intent to begin the process of Summa becoming a wholly owned subsidiary of Beaumont, the nonprofit organizations said Tuesday. Summa first announced it was seeking a partnership or merger in September. In a statement Tuesday, the company’s board chairman said Summa… Read More »

Cancer symptoms: Experiencing night sweats could be a sign of cancer – when to see a GP

More than one in three people will develop some sort of cancer during their lifetime, according to the NHS. The four most common types of the disease in the UK are breast cancer, lung cancer, prostate cancer and bowel cancer. However, there are over 200 different types of cancer overall, all with varying symptoms. You… Read More »

What is Lhermitte's sign?

Lhermitte’s sign is a short, intense sensation that feels similar to an electric shock passing down the neck and spine and radiating through the trunk and limbs. While not specific to multiple sclerosis, people with the disease most often report it. Some people prefer to call Lhermitte’s sign, the barber chair phenomenon because it may… Read More »