Health & Wellness Section :: Page 3

  • Giving blood, giving life in YS

    Shown above are participants in the June 13 Blood Drive and Mini Wellness Fair, sponsored by villager Valerie Blackwell-Truitt of the Ohio State University’s College of Medicine’s Office for Diversity and Inclusion, second from left above. From left are Adam Truitt of Posterior Chain, Blackwell-Truitt, Kirsten Bean of the Greene County Combined Health District (with daughter Natalia), and Buck Truitt of Posterior Chain. (Photo by Anisa Kline)

    On June 13, from 3–6:30 p.m., Yellow Springs’ first Blood Drive and Mini Wellness Fair will be held at the Bryan Center.

  • 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.

  • College survey on YS gym use

    Antioch College is working with architectural firm MacLachlan, Cornelius and Filoni to revitalize its historic campus. A key project in the facilities master plan is the health and wellness center, scheduled to open in spring/summer 2014. The center will serve both community and campus needs. In 2008, the college sent out a short survey asking […]

  • Library hosts healing workshops

    Local holistic health practitioner Virgil Mayor Apostol, who has been practicing massage, manual medicine and spiritual healing locally since the fall, will teach a free workshop series on Filipino healing practices at the library this month. The workshops kick off with a lecture on the healing traditions of Phillipines at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13 in the meeting room of the Yellow Springs Public Library. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    A free workshop series on Filipino healing traditions presented by local holistic health practitioner Virgil Mayor Apostol begins with a lecture at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, at the Yellow Springs Public Library.

  • Library sponsors Filipino healing series

    Local holistic health practitioner Virgil Mayor Apostol, who has been practicing massage, manual medicine and spiritual healing locally since the fall, will teach a free workshop series on Filipino healing practices at the library this month. The workshops kick off with a lecture on the healing traditions of Phillipines at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13 in the meeting room of the Yellow Springs Public Library. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Local holistic health practitioner Virgil Mayor Apostol will share the secrets of the Filipino healing traditions at a free workshop series this month at the Yellow Springs Public Library.

  • To new healer, the eyes have it

    Herbalist and iridologist Eric Rodriguez opened a new healing practice in town, the Culpeper House, this month. He will give a free lecture on natural approaches to winter health on Thursday, Dec. 20, at 6 p.m. in the meeting room at the Yellow Springs Public Library. Rodriguez can identify health issues by looking at a client’s iris. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Some see eyes as windows to the soul, while others, like local iridologist Eric Rodriguez, also see the iris as a window into the body, revealing a person’s health history, unhealthy habits and future illnesses.

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