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How can we care for rural America?

For a future issue of DMU Magazine, I plan to explore the joys and challenges of rural medicine. Numerous studies, including those published in the Journal of the American Medical Association and conducted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, show that rural America is underserved: While about 20 percent of the nation’s […]

— Barb Boose

Fight for your right

Human Rights Day presents us with an opportunity to celebrate human rights, highlight a specific issue, and advocate for the full enjoyment of all human rights by everyone. This year, the spotlight is on the rights of all people to make their voices heard in public life and be included in political decision-making. Make your voice count! […]

— Nicole Branstad

Friday recipe: “rad” stuffed peppers

Can I just say that this week’s recipe has everything to love and nothing to dislike or feel guilty about eating? Its combination of vegetables, lean ground turkey and seasonings to your liking will have your taste buds tingling with pleasure. This recipe came to us courtesy of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists during […]

— Barb Boose

DMU Research Symposium

The DMU Research Symposium is scheduled for December 6, 2012. The Symposium aims to recognize the research efforts of those in the surrounding community; to provide a forum for the collaboration of ideas and the production of new hypotheses; and to impress upon the students of DMU the critical role that research plays in the […]

— Mollie Lyon

Eyeball these DMU Library exhibits

Of course you can find plenty to read in the DMU Library, from its thousands of medical books and journals, online reference resources, fascinating archives and leisure reading collection. However, the library offers plenty of interesting visual displays, too, including some that may surprise you. “And there’s the humor of it” is a National Library […]

— Barb Boose

Friday recipe: black bean soup

Last Saturday many Iowans were like solar panels, spending as much time outside as possible to soak up the balmy weather and kind sunshine. Several Iowa towns hit record-hit temperatures on that date. Oh, my, what a difference 24 hours makes. On Sunday, we were all shivering under wind-whipped, rain-splattered skies, grateful that most of […]

— Wellness Center Staff