Friday recipe: get mashed

Other than my occasional indulgence in a heap of crispy French fries, I’ve never been a big fan of white …

Anatomy word of the month: Cruciate ligaments

“Cross-shaped” in Latin. In the knee joint are two ligaments that cross over each other, the anterior and posterior cruciate …

Dr. Yogesh Shah and Kent Sovern on Des Moines as Age Friendly City

Overview of the new World Health Organization’s new Age Friendly Community initiative for Central Iowa with Age Friendly board members Dr. Yogesh …

I’m proud of DMU and so is my computer

As a DMU employee I’m proud of where I work and am not ashamed to show it. I already have …

Save the date: Foot & Ankle Symposium

  SAVE THE DATE to attend the fourth annual Des Moines University Foot & Ankle Surgery Symposium! TOPICS: Complicated First …

Friday recipe: Moroccan chicken stew

It chagrins me that I missed several of January’s colorful holidays, including those celebrating stellar foods: January 6 is Bean …

I’ll Make Me a World In Iowa

One of the ways Des Moines area residents kick off Black History Month is with the hugely popular African-American festival …

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 …

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 …

Friday recipes: comfort food

Winter is a great time for comfort food. But that doesn’t have to mean the heavy, fat-filled stuff you’ll regret …