H1N1 update from Polk County

Polk County Health Department, like all other health agencies around the country, must adjust its plans for distributing the H1N1 …

What can DMU do for you?

So, I’m in Hawaii. Yeah, exactly. It’s awesome. I’d like to say it’s terrible and I’m having a bad time …

It’s breast cancer awareness month!

It’s October so you’ve probably seen countless pink ribbons adorning everything from t-shirts to coffee cups. Breast cancer awareness is …

It’s punkin-time!!!

It sounds like this week will be pretty nice considering the season, anyway…  A few chances for rain but highs …

Our wellness program rocks!!

Whether you’re a student or staff member you are probably well aware of how many wellness opportunities we have. For …

Des Moines University President Terry Branstad retires

DMU board of trustees names interim president (Des Moines, Iowa) – At noon today in a private session, Des Moines …

Friday Recipe: Pumpkin Dip

This recipe is simple and seasonal–which means I will definitely be making it soon! It would be a great appetizer …

Frantic…YES I AM!

Today is a special day for all of us third-year podiatry students. It is the day our clerkship applications open …

Light the night

People tell me walking is good for me but sometimes I don’t believe them. (Walking up those three flights of …

DMU literary journal to raise awareness for World Health Organization

The third annual edition of Abaton, Des Moines University’s literary journal, will be available at World Food Prize (WFP) events …

It’s a good time to be a physical therapist

If you’re looking for a new career (as many Americans are these days), you might want to consider physical therapy. …

Quality health care in Iowa

Did you know your quality of health care depends on where you live? Here’s the map that shows the rankings …