New year for DMU

Good Morning! Many of you have heard me praise the numerous qualities of Des Moines University that drew me here. …

Anatomy word of the month: Phrenic nerve

The phrenic nerves control the diaphragm, our major muscle of respiration (breathing). From the Greek, phrenic means both diaphragm and …

Friday recipe: cauliflower and chickpea curry

Students in DMU’s Conservation and Sustainability Committee are active in encouraging the University and individuals to recycle, walk or bike …

I hereby resolve…

Jennifer LaRue Huget, the “eat, drink and be healthy” columnist for The Washington Post, recently interviewed some of her past …

Health Careers Exploring Post 141

Know of any high-school students in the area who want to learn more about careers in health care? DMU has …

We’re all connected

  Are you connected to DMU? If you aren’t already, head on over to our Facebook page and ‘Like’ us. Alums, …

Friday recipe: a real vegetable (and not pizza)

My teenage kids came home from school recently full of joy over something that made my blood boil: On Nov. …

Seriously sugared

That many popular children’s breakfast cereals are high in sugar is not new news. What’s alarming is that over the …

Last minute shopping

Have you waited until the last minute to do your holiday shopping? Are you running out of time and ideas …

Living a mission

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