Victory and a look ahead

We’ve finally done it. We survived high school, we made it through college intact and endured one of the most …

Anatomy word of the month: buccinator

The “trumpeter” in Latin. Our cheek muscles, the buccinator, assist the tongue during chewing movements to hold food between our …

Friday recipe: gazpacho

The tomatoes in my garden aren’t quite ripe yet, but when they are I’m going to be making lots of …

Up, up & away!

Friday kicks off the national Hot Air Balloon Classic in Indianola, (a short hop south of Des Moines). This is …

Summer bucket list

Summer is FLYING by way too fast, as it always does. At the start of the season, the best co-workers …

Welcome to Des Moines!

Orientation for osteopathic medicine, podiatric medicine, physical therapy, anatomy and biomedical science students starts August 3, and the physician assistant …

Friday recipe: zucchini cakes

I have a vegetable garden for the first time this year and so far the main thing I’ve harvested is …

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What a deal! Free PRIME membership if you have a .edu email address. This includes unlimited free 2-day shipping on …

Stats to brag about!

DMU’s podiatric college had some great numbers recently related to the national board & surgical board qualification exams & I …

Hassle-free moving? There’s a catch.

I just saw this clip on Yahoo and I am amazed! Imagine being a medical student on rotations and not …

Friday recipe: pesto

It’s way too hot to think about cooking anything, so this week’s recipe doesn’t involve the oven. I love pesto …

Stretching meals

I’ve spent so much money on spices without finding a go-to combination of spice so I’ve resulted to another ultimate …