POSTPONED: Dec. 8 Health Career Explorer Post 141 meeting postponed until Dec. 15

The 7 p.m. meeting of Health Career Explorer Post 141 at Des Moines University scheduled for tomorrow, December 8, has …

Best bang for the buck

Happy Monday, ya’ll!!! Hope you all had a great weekend, stayed cozy and are ready for another week. The Des …

Friday recipe: chicken barley chili

It’s officially cold in Des Moines (no snow yet though). That means I’m looking for hearty recipes. I’ve never used …

Fun & festive things to do

I love the holidays and plan to share lots of fun holiday events over the next month. Everyone seems cheerier, …

Magic Bullet-approved salad dressing

Does freshly made honey basil salad dressing sound yummy to you? Wait until you try it! I got this recipe …

The pink glove dance

Medline has a new line of exam gloves that are pink for breast cancer awareness. For each case purchased, they …

Anatomy word of the month: galea aponeurotica

A deep layer of the scalp is a close fitting, tough connective tissue “helmet” called the galea aponeurotica. In the …

Research spotlight: Martin Schmidt

The first line of research in the Schmidt Laboratory concerns the mechanism of cell division in eukaryotes. Using baker’s yeast …

Birthday bonanza, round 2

Happy Birthday seems to be the most used phrase lately in the PA neck of the woods. Last Monday, November …

Birthday bonanza, round 1

November 19 was Elizabeth Campbell’s birthday and boy did we have a good time. She is one of my classmates …

Take a break from cooking

I figure since it’s the day after Thanksgiving most of us are probably too stuffed to think about cooking anything–even …

Happy thanksgiving!!

Today is a very special day indeed. Not only is it a day off school/work but it’s also a great …