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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 »

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 »