Cake, my favorite

I’m an emotional eater (bad, I know!) and therefore think cake or cupcakes could solve most of the world’s woes. …

PICA scholarship awarded

Two fourth-year podiatric students, Sarah Rincker and Scott Hoffman, were selected by the College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery faculty …

November is epilepsy month

How epilepsy-savvy are you? Take the quiz! I’d give you more info about what epilepsy is but then you’d have …

Senior Health Fair

Saturday is a GREAT annual event at DMU — the Senior Health Fair! From 8 until noon, our students, along …

Perfect household temp – a myth?

The wind has been crazy in Iowa the last few days. Leaves are swirling around & I’m ready for a …

First Abaton Selzer Award for Writing presented

Des Moines University’s literary journal combines medicine, art Rachel Hammer, a second-year student at Mayo Medical School in Rochester, Minnesota, …

New partnership with IA Dept. for Blind

Our third- and fourth-year osteopathic medical students do rotations through various medical specialties for hands-on learning. A new partnership between …

Reach out and read!

This Saturday some of our students & staff are helping out with a really cool initiative called Reach Out & …

Free health screenings at DMU for seniors Nov. 6

Adults 50 and older are invited to Des Moines University’s Senior Health Fair for free health screenings on November 6, …

Free dinner conference on young adults with cancer includes national experts, panel of cancer patients

Hodgkin’s lymphoma, breast cancer, leukemia — these are not things most 20- and 30-somethings worry about. They are, however, very …

Pink ribbon, great reminder or distractor?

It’s October, breast cancer month, and everything is pink. Is that a good or bad thing? Do pink shoes and …

It’s marathon time!

This coming Sunday is the Des Moines Marathon. Obviously if you’re running it, you’re acutely aware of when it is. …