How to do just about anything

Sharing and enhancing knowledge are what members of the DMU community are all about, and not only in medicine and health care. In fact, DMU alumni, students, faculty and staff know how to do all kinds of useful and interesting things that can help you lead a happier, longer life and amaze others. Whether you want to stay safe, lose belly flab, impress your colleagues, feed a big crowd at a party or be the life of it, you’ll find all the how-tos you need on the following pages.

Craft Saturday!

This Saturday, April 17,  noon – 6 p.m., is Craft Saturday!! It’s a really cool indie art & craft fair. …

Be a physician assistant!

The physician assistant class of 2012 isn’t even on campus yet, but applications open today, April 14, for the class …

Annual DMU dinner in October will honor Gov. Robert Ray

The 2010 Des Moines University Glanton Scholarship Dinner October 14 at the Meadows at Prairie Meadows will honor Iowa’s former …

Updated bone-densitometry technology

New state-of-the-art equipment in DMU Clinic’s radiology department provides benefits to patients, health care providers and researchers.

Dealing with urinary incontinence

Wetting one’s pants after sneezing. Discomfort while sitting. Painful intercourse. Millions of women are believed to suffer these and other pelvic floor disorders along with the physical, emotional and social nightmares they create. Many suffer silently, too embarrassed to discuss these issues even with their physicians.

Your old couch could help someone start a new life

Often when victims of domestic violence flee for safety they have nothing but what they’re currently wearing. The FreeStore is …

Free physicals at DMU May 1 for student athletes

Middle school and high school athletes from Des Moines and surrounding areas can receive a free sports physical on May …

Learn about podiatric medicine!

If you are pre-med, or considering a career in health care and would like to learn more about podiatric medicine, …

Alum on “The Doctors” show today!

“The Doctors” is an ABC tv show on which four docs of various specialties weigh in on pertinent health topics …

Friday recipe: Italian turkey burgers

It’s officially grilling season in our house. My husband jokes that he could eat grilled hamburgers or hot dogs every …

How health reform affects you

The health reform act signed by President Obama on March 30 is a hot topic whether you’re a clinician, a …