Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan designated both hospitals as Blue Distinction Centers for the “expertise” they showed in making the birth process safe and effective; other requirements include demonstrating what is called "Family Centered Care" practices, such as allowing mothers and infants to stay together 24 hours a day.
Dr. Lukasz Niec was picked up by ICE at his Kalamazoo area home last week, and has been lodged at the Calhoun County Jail ever since. Allegations of child abuse were raised during a custody dispute with the mother of his daughter.
Several events are taking place in Calhoun and Kalamazoo Counties January 15, to honor the life of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. King would have been celebrating his 89th birthday January 15, were he alive.