Anatomy word of the month: tragus

The small flap of skin covered cartilage at the front of your ear canal is named “goat” in Greek! Tragi …

Research student spotlight: Russell Hamilton

Russell first became interested in research during his undergraduate education at Mount Mercy University while in a biochemistry laboratory. Following …

Research student spotlight: Rachel Firkins

Rachel Firkins graduated from Drake University with a B.S. in biology and a B.S. in neuroscience in 2009. She became …

Friday recipe: pumpkin cupcakes

I’m on a dessert recipe kick (see last week’s black-bean brownies), but when the seasons change all I want to …

Be a health care professional

Health care is one of the fastest growing industries in the United States and you don’t have to be a …

Important guest

On Wednesday, Sept. 29 (which is probably today for most readers), DMU has a special guest presenting at noon in …

Like a great monster panting for breath…

Dr. William Child, a surgeon in the civil war, once wrote that “After a great battle, the whole Army is …

Serve the public good

Do you want to help identify and prevent health problems that affect communities and populations? With a master in public …

Friday recipe: black bean brownies

You can’t go wrong with fudge brownies, but I’m intrigued by the secret ingredient in this recipe: black beans. I …

Navy’s Vice Admiral Robinson to speak at DMU

Come hear the Navy’s surgeon general speak at Des Moines University (DMU) on September 29 at noon about the Navy’s …

On the road with DMU

At DMU, fall means cooler temperatures, football games and travel! Our enrollment staff is hitting the road over the next …

Rain, rain, go away!

Come again some other day, preferably not anytime soon!  This week has been a sloppy wet mess! I’ve heard people …