Oh, how sweet the sound!

We believe DMU students are extraordinarily talented, but for many that goes far beyond academics. For example, Yoshi Ozaki, one …

DMU offering free health screenings for seniors Nov. 5

Adults 50 and older are invited to Des Moines University’s annual Senior Health Fair for free health screenings. The health …

Learn how elite athletes maximize performance

Want to learn how the cardiovascular system works during exercise and how it responds to exercise training? Want to explore …

Anatomy word of the month: duodenum

“Twelve each” in Latin. The duodenum is the first section of the small intestine attached to the outlet of the …

Friday recipe: curried quinoa and cabbage salad

I’m like food author Mark Scarbrough in that 1) I endeavor to eat “real” food (i.e., foods that are not …

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 …

Take the first step toward better health with DMU

Des Moines University invites our neighbors and community to join our Start Somewhere Walk on Friday, October 7, at noon. …

Bako Pathology Services gifts $100,000 for clinical skills lab and classroom

Des Moines University has a new educational resource for students and faculty, courtesy of Brad Bakotic, D.P.M., D.O and his …

How “Burger Palace” Bobby shed 10 pounds

As difficult as it can be to shed unwanted pounds, I’ve always thought it would be even harder for professional …

Fall fun runs

With the temps dropping along with the leaves, now is the perfect time to hit the streets and enjoy an …

Friday recipe: sriracha-cha-cha sweet potatoes

If you follow the Friday recipe blog at all, you know what hot-and-spicy foods addict I am. I’m not too …