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Articles About health

  • Tick talk: biting insects abound this summer

    Fig. 1: The common blacklegged or deer tick, Ixodes scapularis.

    As the summer gets into full swing, one of the biggest irritations is the profusion of mosquitoes and ticks.

  • Film eyes microbiome at birth

    The Little Art Theatre kicks off a week of special film events this weekend. On Sunday, Jan. 11, a free screening of “Microbirth” will take place at 1 p.m. At 7 p.m. that evening, “Nanook of the North” will launch a four-part documentary series, with Antioch College media arts professor Charles Fairbanks introducing the film and leading a discussion afterwards. On Thursday, Jan. 15, at 7:30 p.m. the New River Ensemble, comprised of Lisa Liske-Doorandish, Brendan Cooney and village native Martha Hyde will perform Cooney’s original score to classic silent films. (Submitted photos)

    The moment of birth is a joyful miracle — a time when the loving bond between parent and child is first formed. But something else is formed in that moment that could be the key to the child’s lifelong health, according to an award-winning 2014 documentary.

  • Zumba! for health of school and self

    This year’s annual Zumbathon fundraiser will take place on Saturday, Jan. 3, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Mills Lawn gym. The event will raise funds for the MLS project-based learning. Shown above is the 2011 fundraiser. (News archive photo by Megan Bachman)

    Losing weight and helping others are two common New Year’s resolutions. Area residents can get a head start on a healthy, generous 2015 by coming to a two-hour Zumba class for a good cause.

  • Sidebar: Monica Hasek At Antioch College Wellness Center

    Local yoga studio owner Monica Hasek has been named the new director of the Antioch College Wellness Center, the college announced on Tuesday.