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Bacon

A diet for disaster?

At the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, 4,700 people packed the Varied Industries Building to celebrate that much-maligned yet even more-loved meat: bacon. Was that just good fried fun or a sign of our epically bad eating?

Cover story: Weighty Issues, Spring 2012
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Wellness Kitchen Cooking

A big appetite for better eating

Two DMU electives serve up perspectives on food and nutrition at micro and macro levels. Students just eat them up.

Cover story: Weighty Issues, Featured, Spring 2012
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Belly

Individuals, nations bear increasing burden of obesity

Some might consider surgery a drastic solution to being overweight, but DMU alumnus Moses Shieh and many others consider obesity a drastic problem that merits it.

Cover story: Weighty Issues, Spring 2012
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Students sink their teeth into healthy cooking

Watch DMU’s healthy cooking class in action! DMU is one of the few medical schools in the nation to offer its osteopathic medical students hands-on experiences in the kitchen. Find out why.

Cover story: Weighty Issues, Featured, Spring 2012
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Diet articles

What should we eat?

Even as we know we should eat “right” and exercise, we’re bombarded with a veritable buffet of unhealthy food options, confusing dietary information and aggressive food marketing campaigns. What’s a body to chew?

Featured, Spring 2012, View Point
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Tyler Wishau

Joggler juggles more than medical school

That isn’t a typo, it’s an official international sport: Joggling combines juggling and running, and DMU student Tyler Wishau is a world champion at it.

Spring 2012, The Pulse
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William Anderson

Civil rights leader, alumnus returns to DMU

William Anderson, D.O.’56, wanted to be a doctor, not a civil rights activist. But when the fight to end segregation began in his hometown, he was at the forefront.

Spring 2012, The Pulse
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