Dumping the plump

After the holiday season many people resolve to lose a little of that extra weight that was gained by eating …

Living a mission

As an institution that emphasizes high-quality health care education, health care services, preventive medicine and healthy lifestyles, Des Moines University …

Iowa’s healthiest state initiative

According to the 2010 Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, Iowa is #19 in the nation when it comes to being physically, emotionally …

Do a downward-facing dog

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has designed September as National Yoga Month, a “national observance and grass …

Wordless Wednesday: Mobile clinic in action

**Photos courtesy of American Heart Association – Central Iowa Facebook page**  

Friday recipe: tantalizing tempeh and chickpea curry

David Spreadbury, Ph.D., chair of the biochemistry and nutrition department, and Joy Schiller, director of DMU’s Wellness Center, teach a …

Get the wheels turnin’

  Tomorrow is official bike to work day, so dust off those spokes, pump up those tires and put on …