On a mission to get active

Thanks to the work of some awesome student groups, we have a new tradition on campus. If you have kids …

Friday recipe: Grill-season salad

If you’re like my family, you’ve been taking advantage of this spring’s unseasonably (well, in Iowa) warm weather to get …

A learning adventure

Adventure Days at the Blank Park Zoo are back and better than ever! Each weekend will feature a different theme …

Emeritus faculty member named Pediatrician of the Year

The American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians (ACOP) awarded the 2012 Harold H. Finkel Community Pediatrician of the Year Award to …

COM golfers benefit students

Participants in the 2011 College of Osteopathic Medicine Golf Benefit did much more than enjoy a fun day on the …

OMM for all

Back, hip or neck pain? Get a FREE osteopathic manual treatment from Des Moines University at OMM Community Night taking place …

Second annual kids health fair offers fitness activities, teaches healthy habits

In an effort to promote physical activity and fight obesity, Des Moines University students are holding the Mission: Active health …

Peeps, pets and backyard chickens

I admit they are cute. The temptation to take one home is hard to resist. I’m talking about the little …

Friday recipe: Mushroom-chickpea veggie burgers

I’m not a vegetarian, but I’ve found that incorporating vegetarian recipes in my diet lets me reduce some calories and …

Neighborhood gem

We are extremely lucky here at Des Moines University to be located in such a great neighborhood. Of course we …

Speaker to share experiences of taking medicine to the streets

Des Moines University has invited Dr. Jim Withers, pioneer in an emerging field known as “street medicine,” to speak to …