Juvenile Arthritis affects nearly 300,000 children

FALLBROOK – Aches and pains are a widely accepted side effect of aging. Over time, bones can become more brittle and cushioning tissues between joints can deteriorate. But while arthritis and pain are often associated with the elderly, young people, including children, can experience arthritis as well. According to the Arthritis Foundation, juvenile arthritis (JA) […]

Alzheimer’s Project advances

SAN DIEGO COUNTY – The numbers surrounding Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias are staggering: More than 60,000 San Diegans are living with Alzheimer’s – a number that is expected to climb to 100,000 by 2030. Nearly 137,000 San Diegans provide people with Alzheimer’s 156 million hours of unpaid care each year worth nearly $2 billion. […]

Fundraiser benefits life-affirming care at FPRC

FALLBROOK – Fallbrook Pregnancy Resource Center’s (FPRC) 10th annual fundraising banquet, Love Life 2015, was blessed by the efforts of over 50 volunteers, hosted 224 guests and was held on Feb. 21 at Zion Lutheran Church. Special speaker Shawn Carney of 40 Days for Life encouraged those attending to continue to support the work of the […]

Healthcare district launches W.O.W. for women

FALLBROOK – Fallbrook Healthcare District is pleased to announce a program for women titled Woman of Wellness (W.O.W). Its purpose is to educate women in matters of  physical, mental, and emotional health and well-being by offering a variety of monthly programs to women of all ages regarding their personal health and wellness choices. There is no cost […]

Community center offers free healthy cooking class

FALLBROOK – Healthy Adventures Foundation and the Fallbrook Community Center offer a Healthy Living Series of fun and educational classes for the whole family.  All families in Fallbrook, Bonsall and Rainbow are welcome. On Friday, March 20, 5:30 to 7 p.m., health coach Cameron will demonstrate how to integrate more fruits, vegetables, and whole grains […]

O-negative blood needed at San Diego Blood Bank

SAN DIEGO  – The San Diego Blood Bank announced today it needs donations of O-negative blood, the universal blood type. A patient at an undisclosed hospital is having an emergency procedure that will require a large amount of the blood type, according to the Blood Bank. Patients with O-negative blood can’t use any other type. “Because there isn’t […]

Don’t abandon a baby, use Safe Surrender program

          FALLBROOK – North County Fire Protection District wants residents of the greater Fallbrook area to know there is an option – do not abandon a baby. “A few months ago, a tragic incident occurred in Fallbrook, where twin babies perished,” said John Buchanan, public information officer. “The babies were born […]

Five signs a headache may be caused by TMJ

FALLBROOK – Nearly everyone on occasion experiences a throbbing headache that interferes with concentration at work or school, or saps the joy from the day. But sometimes the source of that headache can be surprising. For many people, the pain that emanates from the head can be traced back to their teeth, their bite relationship, […]

Eight more flu deaths reported in San Diego county

SAN DIEGO COUNTY – Influenza claimed the lives of eight more San Diegans the week ending Feb. 21, bringing the total number of flu-related deaths this season to 62, the County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) reported Feb. 25. The ages of those who have died this season now range from 51 to 99 […]

1 2 3 212