Social determinants of health and STD prevention: a CDC perspective

Des Moines University continues to improve lives in our global community by educating diverse groups of highly competent and compassionate …

Get a jumpstart on your school year

Des Moines University is helping ensure local students have a healthy start to the school year by offering free back-to-school …

Jumpstart back-to-school health fair provides easy access for seventh grade vaccine requirements

The 2014-2015 school year is just around the corner. Parents should be reminded of the State of Iowa requirement that …

DMU helps kids stay healthy

They say it takes a village to raise a child. On July 27, it took a village to help kids …

Free school physicals, health services for K-12 students at annual health fair

Des Moines University, the Polk County Health Department and other local agencies are partnering to provide free school physicals and …

Calling all volunteers: students and providers!

Fall means many things in Iowa: cooler days and nights, the start of a new school year, and the broad …

Get a (flu) shot, take a survey

Have you noticed how many people have been sick this winter? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that …