‘She was near death’

‘She was near death’

Charlotte Drinkall, 13, always lagged behind on the weight charts. But being a Highland dancer, performing Scottish routines, and being an overall very active child,…

Babes in toyland? Play it safe

Babes in toyland? Play it safe

Make sure those gifts you put under the tree this holiday season are perfect… and safe. (For Spectrum Health Beat) Toy manufacturers do an excellent…

‘Nothing short of a miracle’

‘Nothing short of a miracle’

Nurse anesthetist Sarah Engels, CRNA, wrapped her arm around Qian Ding’s shoulders and pulled her close. “You are my miracle,” Engels said. (Chris Clark |…

Bake your way to healthier holidays

Bake your way to healthier holidays

A couple of simple, substitute ingredients can cut down on your fat intake during the holidays. (For Spectrum Health Beat) The holidays are here. Soon enough,…