Student research spotlight: Crystal Filippelli

Crystal first became interested in research during her undergraduate education at Drake University. Her sophomore year at Drake she began …

Research spotlight: Shannon Petersen

Petersen is an assistant professor at Des Moines University in the doctor of physical therapy program. She is a Board Certified …

Friday recipe: Healthy dips

Happy New Year! Ring in 2010 with one of four healthy dip recipes (roasted red pepper, bean, chunky southwest and …

Des Moines: my security blanket

Based on crime, extreme weather, natural disasters, house depreciation, foreclosure rate, air quality, threat of terrorism, environmental risks, life expectancy …

Get welts to help wee ones!

DMU has teamed up with Variety-The Children’s Charity to host a new annual event: Dodgeball Derby @ DMU. If you’ve …

Good eats

So, didja eat anything yummy over holiday break? Check this out: Metromix lists the top 100 restaurants in central Iowa, …

Happy HOWL-idays

Our campus is closed today so I’ll keep it lighthearted as I imagine most people are busy today… So if …

Baby, it’s cold outside…

…so stay indoors where it’s toasty warm & watch some Christmas videos! (If you’re reading this via email, click here …

Friday recipe: cranberry walnut muffins

I’ve never met a muffin I didn’t like, but despite their relatively healthy appearance I know that a big bakery …

Pass the potatoes at holiday dinners, not the flu

Today’s post is a health public service announcement: Seasonal flu will soon be arriving in our community. Even if you …

Wash, wash, wash your hands!

So today I thought I’d share some fun public health videos as a (somewhat gross) reminder to keep your germs …

Budgeting

I don’t know about you, but around this season with sales and massive advertising, I can’t help but want to …