Top 10 reasons you should exercise today

Need a reason to rev up physically? DMU’s Wellness Manager Missy Gripp, M.S., can count the ways exercise improves your …

Less hair, a lot of fun

There is a lot less hair on the heads of DMU students and staff after SOMA’s St. Baldrick’s Day event …

Anatomy word of the month: Crista galli

The “cock’s comb” is a wedge of bone found on the anterior floor inside of the skull in the midline. …

Friday recipe: Thai quinoa salad

I continue to drool over Catherine Walthers’ beautiful and practical cookbook, Raising the Salad Bar. Part of the reason is …

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 …

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 …

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 …