Category: Health

Alayna Troha, a 2014 WHS grad, donated bone marrow. (Submitted photo)

Westfield High School grad donates bone marrow

By Anna Skinner After a moving presentation by Be a Match to her Ball State University sorority, Alayna Troha decided she should try to make a difference. The 2014 Westfield High School graduate signed...

thacker

Column: Six secrets to injury-free snow shoveling

Commentary by Tiffany Thacker Shoveling snow is a wintertime activity that can quickly result in back injuries and pain. Without proper technique, bending, lifting and scooping heavy snow can cause stress on the spine...

Rabold

My Father’s Garden clients increase in winter

By Anna Skinner Gyms often see a rush of newcomers after the New Year, but they aren’t the only health organization that benefits from New Year’s Resolutions. Betsy Rabold, owner of My Father’s Garden,...

English teacher Sarah Gibbs performs crunches during a passing period at Westfield High School. (Photo by Anna Skinner)

Teachers workout to combat winter

By Anna Skinner Westfield High School teachers have deemed hump day as “Workout Wednesdays,” stating that if teachers work out during the six minutes between passing periods, they are allowed to wear comfy exercise...