Health & Wellness Section :: Page 7

  • Create the power to grow

    Urban farmer Will Allen will speak at next weekend’s Food Power Summit in Fairborn on how to get real food back into communities. (Submitted photo)

    Local food has many meanings, but to Bob Jurick, having access to food locally is a social justice issue. People should be able to walk or drive a couple of blocks and buy fresh, healthy food at a reasonable cost.

  • Vigilant for good, quick food

    Wendy Copper of Yellow Springs, pictured above, and her business partner, Doug Siegal of Bloomington, Ind., have launched a new business, Vigilant Eats. Their first product, Organic Superfood Oat-based Cereal, is being sold at the Emporium/Underdog Café. You can find the cereal beside the oatmeal on the cream stand. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Wendy Copper and her business partner have taken an initial step toward their goal by releasing their first food product, Organic Superfood Oat-based Cereal.

  • Voters to decide on healthcare

    Health insurance reform in Ohio and the quality of local healthcare services will be affected by the outcome of two election issues on the Nov. 8 ballot.

  • Local vendors support the purchase of a service dog

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    Area vendors are holding a fundraiser to help local resident Ashton Gueth get a service dog for his diabetes.

  • Alley event to support women’s rights

    Sarah Jones and Lori Askeland are organizing a pro-choice rally to raise awareness about legislative attacks on women’s reproductive rights. The event, Back in the Alley, takes place at 7 p.m., Friday, Aug. 19, in Kieth’s Alley behind Ohio Silver, 245 Xenia Avenue. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Legislative attacks on women’s reproductive rights are pushing them “back in the alley,” according to organizers of a local event to protest state and federal efforts to limit abortion.

  • Family Dental practice purchased

    The two dentists who recently assumed control of Yellow Springs Family Dental are more than professional partners. They’re also close friends, who see running a practice together as an excellent combination.

  • Storms pass through village

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    Three storm systems charged through Yellow Springs on Wednesday evening, May 26. The National Weather Service issued a tornado warning in Greene County a little after 7 p.m. due to possible tornadic activity spotted by Doppler radar, but there were no actual tornado sightings, according to the NWS.

  • A day for kids and wellness

    Organizing a kids’ wellness day at the Community Children’s Center are chiropractor Erika Grushon and massage therapist Keri Speck, here holding a triangle pose. Clockwise from front left are Grushon, Speck, the center’s Director Marlin Newell and the center’s yoga instructor, Chelsie Waskiewicz; in front are Izanna Speck and Isaac Grushon. At the event, on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., kids and their parents will learn massage, yoga, aromatherapy, herbal remedies, good nutrition and other holistic health measures. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Many parents may not know that holistic approaches — yoga, massage, aromatherapy, good nutrition, herbs — may help to prevent illness and injury in their children and lead to a long, healthy life.

  • Kids wellness day at Children’s Center

    Organizing a kids wellness day at the Community Children's Center are chiropractor Erika Gushon, left, and massage therapist Keri Speck, here holding a triangle pose with their kids Isaac Gushon and Izanna Speck. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Local health practitioners Erika Grushon and Keri Speck have organized a kid’s wellness day on holistic health alternatives for children.

  • A weekend of wellness, healing in the village

    YS Experience Wellness Weekend

    Learn new practices for optimal health. Refresh your body and renew your spirit after a long winter. Meditate, do yoga, make art, use herbs and explore the unconscious.