Health & Wellness Section :: Page 4

  • Herbalist to speak at library

    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)

    Local herbalist and iridologist Eric Rodriguez will give a free talk on natural approaches to winter health on Thursday.

  • YSHS senior hostsWalk for lymphoma

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    Yellow Springs High School senior PJ Russel will host an awareness and fund-raising event for a local cancer patient this weekend.

  • Greene County Domestic Violence Center Emphasizes Prevention and Intervention

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    Since 1987, the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence has designated October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month in the United States.

  • A weekend of Wellness awaits

    In the late 1800s, Yellow Springs was a mecca for health and wellness as far-flung visitors flocked to the village to soak in the mineral-rich waters of the Yellow Spring. With hopes of re-igniting regional interest in the town’s alternative therapies, holistic health practitioners and artists have teamed up to put on this weekend’s Wellness Experience.

  • Healing with ancient ways

    Virgil Mayor Apostol tends to get on people’s nerves. The holistic health practitioner treats his patients’ nervous system using traditional Filipino healing techniques like pulling, stretching, pressure and joint mobilization, and in so doing can help them heal from injury, chronic pain or work-related impairments.

  • A weekend of wellness and art healing

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    With hopes of re-igniting regional interest in the town’s alternative therapies, holistic health practitioners and artists have teamed up to put on this weekend’s Wellness Experience.

  • West Nile issue: to spray or not?

    Last Thursday about 6:30 a.m, as many villagers still slept, a Greene County Combined Health District truck rolled slowly through a neighborhood in southern Yellow Springs spraying a fine mist of insecticides.

  • West Nile Virus found in village mosquitoes

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    Local mosquitoes tested positive last week for West Nile Virus, a potentially serious illness, prompting the Greene County Combined Health District to begin spraying insecticide in one village neighborhood.

  • A overly-hot village keeps its cool

    Summer-saults: Even though the temperature rose to a lethargy-inducing 96° last Thursday, July 5, jumpers rose to the occasion to show off for the camera at Gaunt Park pool’s deep end. Pool officials cited heavy use during the heat, and a record attendance that Friday. (Photos by Suzanne Ehalt)

    Villagers took the second week of scorching heat like champions last Friday and Saturday, when temperatures soared to record highs. The Village pool was well utilized.

  • Villagers weigh in on their water

    Ask villagers about their experience with Yellow Springs water and the stories will flow.

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