Eating worms

Iron deficiency is the most common nutritional disorder in the world. The World Health Organization estimates that it affects nearly …

Friday recipe: roasted root vegetables

Last night I joined other members of the DMU community for a showing of Robert Kenner’s 2008 Emmy Award-winning film, …

Friday forum promises food for thought

Iowa’s status as a major food producer for the world involves entities and issues ranging from individual eating habits and …

A spook-tacular time

The goblins will be haunting and the monsters will mash, it’s time to get ready for our Kiddie Halloween bash! …

Let’s play some football!

When Des Moines University celebrated its centennial in 1998, students creatively created a fun event to mark the occasion: They …

Friday recipe: gazpacho

For some reason, my husband’s tomatoes were late this year, so although it’s October, I’m just now getting my fill …

“Questions are the answer”

My parents are of the generation that, when told something by their doctor, they usually don’t question it. Understandably, they …

Conference draws engaged discussions, provocative posters

More than 220 people probed the challenges of global aging at the Heartland Global Health Consortium’s third annual conference at …

Iowa AHEC Program, Flying Hippo partner to create national award-winning website

The Iowa Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Program, a joint initiative between Des Moines University and The University of Iowa, …

Uncork a cure for cystic fibrosis

Once again this year Des Moines University will host the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s annual Wine Opener event Friday, November 4. …