Second annual kids health fair offers fitness activities, teaches healthy habits

In an effort to promote physical activity and fight obesity, Des Moines University students are holding the Mission: Active health …

Peeps, pets and backyard chickens

I admit they are cute. The temptation to take one home is hard to resist. I’m talking about the little …

New kid on the blog

As the new kid on the blog, I thought I would introduce myself. All of the below is what the …

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 …

A healthier America begins today: Join the movement!

The American Public Health Association and public health professionals around the country are focusing on prevention and wellness during this …

DMU students to spend break providing health care in Honduras

Thirty-three Des Moines University students are skipping the traditional spring break hot spots for a week in Honduras. Instead of …

Is the U.S. medical care system “resource constrained”?

It’s well-documented and well-known that the United States spends more on health care than any other developed nation. Many assume …

Let’s Move

If campus seems bare today it’s because our employees and students have been given a unique and exciting opportunity to …

The wait is over

This year’s Mini Medical School begins this evening and runs for the five consecutive Tuesdays following. (February 7 – March …

Beat the winter blues

Truth be told, we’ve actually had a rather mild winter here in Iowa this year, but within the last week …