Weighty issues

The Spring 2012 issue of the DMU magazine has hit the newsstands and it covers topics that weigh heavy on …

Friday recipe: black bean and heirloom tomato quinoa salad

Last week’s recipe was a pick from Des Moines University’s “Nutrition 101” course, in which DMU Wellness Director Joy Schiller, …

Mental and emotional well-being

Today is day 5 of National Public Health Week 2012! Below, members of DMU’s Master of Public Health Student Club …

Reproductive and sexual health

Today is day 4 of National Public Health Week 2012! Our awesome Master of Public Health Student Club (MPHSC) members …

Make A Difference By Walking

DMU will join the American Heart Association in celebrating National Walking Day! It’s a day to challenge ourselves and our …

Friday recipe: butternut squash ginger soup

It’s a given in most people’s minds that medical students take courses on biochemistry and nutrition. But according to the …

Friday recipe: “willpower” bars

While I admit that I don’t understand every article, Wired magazine is one of my favorite reads for its provocative …

Friday recipe: tofu sesame almond cookies

I had the great pleasure last week of observing a nutrition/healthy cooking class taught in the University’s wellness center kitchen …

An ounce of prevention: sitting is the silent killer

One day as my focus faded from studying, I thought about how much I had been sitting that day, and …

Bang your head, work your body

For a truly effective work-out, I think music is as important as a full water bottle and a good pair …