DMU Walks at the Whistle

Des Moines University walkers enjoyed perfect autumn weather for this year’s “Walk at the Whistle,” a 1K coordinated state-wide by …
Walking along a trail

What’s not to like about walking?

What’s not to like about walking? It’s free. It’s easy to do. And there’s no question that it’s good for …
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DMU joins Partnership for a Healthier America to offer healthier choices for students and employees

Des Moines University is making a commitment to deliver healthier food choices and promote even more wellness activities for students, faculty and …
Runners on the track in the DMU Wellness Center

Taking care of others starts with taking care of you!

As a medical student, it is important to not only prioritize your education but also your wellbeing. At the Wellness …

Giving Garden will grow produce for food insecure

Notice something new cropping up on the southwest strip of lawn behind the Academic Center? Two raised cedar beds just …

Better your health in five minutes or less

January is a time for fresh starts, when people everywhere resolve to better themselves in the coming year. Losing weight …

Take the first steps to better health

Most people live a sedentary lifestyle, taking fewer than 5,000 steps a day. It only takes 10,000 steps a day …

DMU wins Healthy Iowa Award

Based upon recent awards as well as broad utilization by DMU students and employees, the University’s wellness program is in …

Friday recipe: scoopable Chinese chicken salad

I was delighted when The Des Moines Register featured DMU’s healthy cooking elective in its Iowa Life section on Monday. …

Melt away your stress with meditation

What is your favorite activity to do when you have some free time to relax? Maybe turn on Netflix and …