Reproductive and sexual health

Today is day 4 of National Public Health Week 2012! Our awesome Master of Public Health Student Club (MPHSC) members have a number of activities in the works – see below – to promote health across communities and population. MPHSC members offer information below on today’s theme, reproductive and sexual health. Why focus on reproductive […]

— Barb Boose

Make A Difference By Walking

DMU will join the American Heart Association in celebrating National Walking Day! It’s a day to challenge ourselves and our nation to get heart healthy, get fit and fight the number one killer of Americans – Heart Disease. Come together and join DMU’s Wellness staff, in front of the academic center, and take steps toward […]

— Nicole Branstad

Anatomy word of the month: Decussation

“To make an X” (Latin). A decussation is an intersection of pathways in the form of an X. Most nerve pathways between our brain and spinal cord cross over at some point. This accounts for why each side of our brain (two cerebral hemispheres) has control over the opposite side of our body. In anatomical […]

— Bill Dyche