Health & Wellness Section :: Page 2

  • 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.

  • New Reiki Gong business — A life path that veered to healing

    Philip Love found in meditation and Eastern spirituality the enlightenment he once sought in a Messiah and a materialistic lifestyle and created his own unique practice that blends Tibetan Reiki healing with the Chinese practice of Qigong.

  • Starflower says ‘no’ to GMO

    Starflower Natural Foods owner Marnie Neumann recently vowed to stop purchasing new items that contain GMOs for her store, saying that GMOs are both unhealthy to eat and bad for the environment. Soon Starflower may be completely GMO-free.

  • Local psychologist joins west, east in healing

    Few conventional medicine providers give much credence to traditional medicine, whose practitioners don’t often seek mainstream credentials. Dr. Rose Mary Shaw bridges both worlds.

  • Wellness about the daily mind

    Local resident Carmen Milano believes that the village has many of the elements associated with good health and long life spans. And beginning this month, Wellness Month in Yellow Springs, she wants to make the village a place where people truly live better and longer.

  • Bailey to talk GMO food

    MacKenzie Bailey of Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association will speak at Starflower Natural Foods on Thursday, April 11.

    MacKenzie Bailey of Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association will speak at Starflower Natural Foods on Thursday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m

  • April is Wellness Month in YS

    Holistic healers Tina Spencer and Eric Rodriguez of the Culpeper House, and yoga teacher Carmen Milano, are pushing Yellow Springs toward a Blue Zone.

    This month learn about new ways of healing the body and staying well for a long, well-lived life.

  • From cats to cows, answers on air

    For three years now, Brett Ellis has been hosting a call-in radio show on Joe Mullins’ radio station, WBZI. During his 15-minute segment on Thursdays, Brett “the Vet” answers people’s questions and concerns about their domestic animals, be they pets or livestock.

  • Film ‘Escape Fire’ seeks healthcare transformation

    Antioch University Midwest is sponsoring a free documentary, ‘Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare,’ at the school on Wednesday, Feb. 27 at 6 p.m., with refreshments at 5:30 p.m. Shown above is Kent De Spain, the new chair of the school’s program for healthcare consumer advocacy/patient navigation. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    The American health care system is so broken that fixing it requires a major conceptual transformation.

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