Health & Wellness Section :: Page 2

  • New Community Physicians doctor welcomes families

    Dr. Neha Patel joined Community Physicians of Yellow Springs last month when Dr. Paul Van Ausdal retired. Patel, who specializes in internal medicine and pediatrics, said her focus is on educating patients about their health and how they can make lifestyle changes to fight disease. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    When patients leave her office, new local physician Dr. Neha Patel wants to make sure they have their hands full.

  • Harmony Rain Barrel Project

    Three wonderfully painted rain barrels from a Nevada town, who has been doing a similar project for 5 years to help raise money for low income families to enjoy children's programs at their local zoo.

    The Harmony Rain Barrel project will help fund the 2014 Human Relation Commission’s Learning/Sharing Mental Health Series. Deadline for artists to submit their ideas is quickly approaching!

  • Fighting the bedbug bite

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    Yellow Springs, located in a region known as a bedbug hotspot, is not immune from the small blood sucking-parasite. Read more on how to prevent an infestation.

  • Yellow Springers take a first look at Obamacare

    On Tuesday, Oct. 1, a newly-created healthcare marketplace opened with a slew of new private health plans for individuals to choose from, along with government subsidies to make them affordable. From his initial research, Chris Glaser could save a lot of money.

  • Yellow Springs art and health event takes donations for domestic violence shelters

    Herbalist and iridologist Eric Rodriguez opened a new healing practice in town, the Culpeper House, this month. Rodriguez identifies health issues by a looking at a client’s iris and prepares them specially-forumlated herbal tinctures. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    The Culpeper House will host an open house and artist reception on Friday, Oct. 18, 6–8 p.m.

  • Dr. Van Ausdal hangs up his stethoscope

    Dr. Paul Van Ausdal will retire after 34 years at Community Physicians on Friday, Sept. 27. The office will honor him with an open house for the community from 2 to 5 p.m. on that day. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Dr. Paul Van Ausdal is retiring after 34 years at Community Physicians, now a part of the Kettering Health Network. He will be feted at an open house at his office on Friday, Sept. 27, from 2 to 5 p.m. The public is invited.

  • Yellow Springs Healers embrace holistic approach

    ust as 1960s counterculture icon Timothy Leary famously told fellow hippies to “tune in, turn on, drop out,” local holistic health practitioners Douglas Klappich and Deborah McGee have some advice today for health and healing: “Tune in, tone up, bliss out.”

  • Yellow Springs healers embrace holistic approach

    Just as 1960s counterculture icon Timothy Leary famously told fellow hippies to “tune in, turn on, drop out,” a couple of self-described “New Age flower children” local holistic health practitioners have some advice today for health and healing.

  • Yellow Springs foodies try a new vegan product that has yet to hit the commercial shelves

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    Chef Tetsuko Okada came to town over the weekend to demonstrate the unlimited capacity of her new vegan food product to morph into a facsimile of almost any meat on the planet.

  • Fighting West Nile in the village

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    To keep the mosquito-borne West Nile Virus at bay, local groups are urging residents to remove mosquito breeding sites on their property.

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