Fireworks for the Fourth

List of all fireworks displays & events in Des Moines and surrounding areas: Des Moines: Yankee Doodle Pops will be …

Wordless Wednesday: Mobile clinic in action

**Photos courtesy of American Heart Association – Central Iowa Facebook page**  

Jazz in July

Metro Arts Jazz in July is a month-long festival that celebrates jazz and art with free outdoor concerts across Greater …

An ounce of prevention

An ounce of prevention, Benjamin Franklin said, is worth a pound of cure. When it comes to our health, we …

Friday recipe: tantalizing tempeh and chickpea curry

David Spreadbury, Ph.D., chair of the biochemistry and nutrition department, and Joy Schiller, director of DMU’s Wellness Center, teach a …

One painterly professor

You read in the blog about this weekend’s Des Moines Arts Festival, a veritable visual feast not to be missed. …

Des Moines Arts Festival

Here in Des Moines we are so lucky to have such a thriving creative and artistic community and the culmination …

Reach out and T.O.U.C.H. someone

Like most osteopathic medical schools, Des Moines University participates in a national volunteer recognition program called T.O.U.C.H. I completely forgot …

Friday recipe: pork tenderloin with chimichurri sauce

One of my many blessings in life is the fact I’m married to a guy who loves to garden and …

Good for you, good for veterans

Some time ago, Des Moines yoga teacher Ryan Esdohr learned about the Wounded Warrior Project, a program that started as …