New session of Pilates

Want to strengthen your core muscles and increase flexibility? Pilates is a low-impact physical fitness routine for men and women …

world malaria day

As an American, when I fall asleep I mostly worry about what I’ll wear the next day, whether I remembered …

Bone marrow month

In recognition of Bone Marrow Month, I felt it would be appropriate to share my friend’s story about his battle …

My special someone

 I catch up with my cousin over the phone once a week and we talk about family, friends, boys, bars, …

DMU, YMCA to offer special preview of HBO’s “The Alzheimer’s Project”

Des Moines, IA – Des Moines University and The YMCA of Greater Des Moines will provide a public preview of the new HBO …

DMU club seeks mobility equipment for donation

(Des Moines) – The Des Moines University Physical Therapy Club is, again, working toward better health around the world. As …

What’re those crazy students up to?

If you saw students dressed as KISS, wearing hands like the HULK or calling themselves Membrane Attack Complex, what would …

weekend plans?

Have you figured out what you’re doin this weekend? If not, let me make a few suggestions… On Friday you …

who are you in just a few

Six words. Can you describe yourself in only six words?  Smith Magazine created the six-word memoir idea. Some are very …

Free DMU conference highlights research from around Iowa

Des Moines – If current medical and health care research interests you, plan to attend the sixth annual Des Moines …

Sign me up for that!

  I finished my taxes the other day, which was a great a feat for me. I think this is …

“Did Emmit Smith or Jerry Rice win ‘Dancing with the Stars’?”

The other night, a pretty serious debate erupted with one of my (male) colleagues concerning this monumental question. After going …