America’s sugar high: 22 teaspoons a day

I don’t mean to sound like just another prima donna who’s smacking down Americans’ unhealthy eating habits, but a new …

DMU recognized for its community service

Des Moines University’s commitment to community service was highlighted in a story that ran in the Des Moines Register this …

Alumni spotlight: Brandon T. Kibby, D.O.’97

Alumnus climbs mountains to help teens overcome obstacles. To help transform the lives of kids in need, Brandon T. Kibby, …

Get a (flu) shot, take a survey

Have you noticed how many people have been sick this winter? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that …

Student and scholarship

Earlier this month, Cynthia Hoque, a Des Moines University osteopathic medical student, received the Medical and Health Related Scholarship from …

DMU sending care team on spring break in Honduras for third consecutive year

Twenty-seven Des Moines University students are forgoing the traditional spring break destinations for a week of interprofessional training in Honduras. …

Friday recipe: lentil and black bean chili

Cold weather makes me crave comfort food but, reluctant cook that I am, it does not make me want to …

Be bold, go bald

DMU students and faculty are shaving their heads or cutting and donating their hair to raise money for pediatric cancer …

DMU students shaving heads, raising funds for childhood cancer research

Forty Des Moines University students have signed up to shave their heads or cut their long locks to support childhood …

“Theater of pain”: professional football

The February issue of Esquire magazine included a disturbing article, titled “Theater of Pain,” about “the injury issue” in the …