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DMU students don white coats with pride, professionalism

The white coat signifies the excellence and caring demanded of individuals entering the health care professions. On Aug. 9, 2014, 372 Des Moines University clinical students accepted their white coats and the responsibilities they symbolize at the University’s annual White Coat Ceremony at the Civic Center of Greater Des Moines. This ceremony was initiated at […]

— Barb Boose

Friday recipe: when you’re loaded with lettuce

Sky of blue, sea of green: lettuce, that is. The spouse’s garden has been pushing the stuff out of the ground faster than Bugs Bunny can say, “What’s up, Doc?” Not that I’m complaining; home-grown veggies of any kind are wonderful, and they’re the best when they’re husband-grown. That still leaves the challenge of using […]

— Barb Boose

Friday recipe: colorful pad Thai

I’m not one to clutter up the kitchen with lots of gizmos and gadgets (well, other than our invaluable Cuisinart, garlic/ginger press, rice cooker – my spouse’s pick – and our must-have electric mixer), but I’ve been enjoying my latest equipment purchase, a Veggetti. This hand-held device lets you transform vegetables into spaghetti, which is […]

— Barb Boose