Kalamazoo College students and researchers soon will have more effective opportunities for chemical analysis thanks to a $255,000 grant from The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation. The grant allows K to replace an aging nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectrometer, allowing students to analyze and identify chemical compounds and structures with state-of-the-art equipment. READ MORE!
Bronson has partnered with Family Doctors of Vicksburg to form Bronson Family Medicine — Vicksburg. Since the early 1900s, Family Doctors of Vicksburg has been providing care to people in southern Kalamazoo County. “We are very pleased to welcome the longstanding Family Doctors of Vicksburg team to the Bronson family,” says Carla Herbert, project director at Bronson. “We look forward to continuing to serve families in the area and to provide exceptional healthcare experiences.” READ MORE!
Victims of female genital mutilation will have the ability to receive significant civil damages, should legislation sponsored by state Rep. Beth Griffin be signed into law. Griffin’s bill, part of an eight-bill and one-resolution bipartisan package, was overwhelming approved by the state House today to bring it one step closer to helping young victims. Female genital mutilation (FGM) is any procedure performed on girls, which is intended to remove or damage the external female genitalia. READ MORE!
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is urging schools to participate in Michigan Schools CPR/Automated External Defibrillator Drill Week beginning today. The week is part of American Heart Month during February. READ MORE!