Bowling with Turkeys to Give Back

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Every Thanksgiving season, Mercy College of Health Sciences hosts an annual turkey bowling event to help raise funds and food for the Des Moines Religious Council (DMARC). The tradition started in 2009 and brings together students, faculty, and staff to donate money or a canned food in exchange for three rounds of...

Mercy College Celebrates National Physical Therapy Month

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October is National Physical Therapy Month which gives an opportunity to raise awareness of the benefits of physical therapy. Physical Therapy (PT) is a branch of rehabilitative health that uses specially designed exercises and equipment to help patients regain or improve their physical abilities...

The Best Prevention to Fight Flu Season

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Flu season is here, and that means it’s time to get the flu shot. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends a yearly flu vaccine for everyone six months of age and older as the first and most important step in protecting against this potentially serious public health threat. The Iowa Department of Public Health recommends...

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