Seven snack foods can help with a better night’s sleep

Seven snack foods can help with a better night’s sleep

FALLBROOK – According to the National Sleep Foundation, changes in sleep patterns are a part of the aging process. Many people experience difficulty falling asleep and then staying asleep as they age, and that difficulty can make men and women over 50 feel more tired during the day. But even though difficulty sleeping may be […]

Exercise provides a benefit to the brain

FALLBROOK – Regular exercise can benefit the body in many ways, helping men and women maintain healthier weights and lower their risks for developing potentially deadly diseases. Though many people are quick to associate exercise with its physical benefits, those hours spent on the treadmill also can boost brain power. According to Dr. Barry Gordon, […]

Consider these healthy ways to handle stress

Consider these healthy ways to handle stress

FALLBROOK – Stress affects people of all ages. The symptoms of stress can be extremely unpleasant, as participants in a study released earlier this year by the Statistic Brain Research Institute and the American Institute of Stress who reported experiencing physical symptoms of stress admitted to feeling fatigue, headache, upset stomach, and muscle tension, among […]

Mane Attraction donates to Locks of Love

Mane Attraction donates to Locks of Love

FALLBROOK – Locks of Love, an organization that provides hair pieces for children suffering from medical-related hair loss (like cancer treatment), is receiving over 600 inches of donated hair from clients of Fallbrook’s Mane Attraction Salon. Tracy Herr coordinated the campaign, with the support of salon owners Mike and Ginger Manley. A total of 43 […]

Leptospirosis infections can be deadly pet owner finds out

Leptospirosis infections can be deadly pet owner finds out

Bonsall resident James Adams lost his youngest dog, Nuba, a five-year-old Rhodesian Ridgeback mix, in December to a rare disease called leptospirosis. When it was recently suspected that another dog in the area had contracted that disease too, Dr. Sid Ferguson at Bonsall Pet Hospital suggested to Adams that it was time to get the […]

Fallbrook Hospital Auxiliary distributes remaining $58,000 in assets to seven other community groups

Fallbrook Hospital Auxiliary distributes remaining $58,000 in assets to seven other community groups

BJ Johnson never imagined that she and fellow volunteers that comprise the Fallbrook Hospital Auxiliary would find themselves giving away the organization’s financial assets, after working so hard to raise them. However, last week, that’s exactly what happened, as a result of the auxiliary minimizing its operation due to the closure of Fallbrook Hospital several […]

WOW features fall prevention and preventative care

WOW features fall prevention and preventative care

The Woman of Wellness (WOW) program on July 2 featured two talks – one on fall prevention and one on preventative care. The event, hosted by the Fallbrook Healthcare District at Fallbrook Library, drew a small crowd of about 50 women to hear from two staff members from Rancho Family Medical Group. Anna Julien, D.O. […]

Food safety critical for summer barbecues

Food safety critical for summer barbecues

FALLBROOK – It’s time for barbecues, get-togethers, and enjoyable summer meals. The last thing the chef-in-charge wants is to spoil the party by making everyone sick. Safe cooking and serving is paramount so that accidental invites aren’t sent to unwanted guests – bacteria like salmonella, listeria, E. coli, or others that can cause food-borne illness. […]

How to nurture relationships explained at Women’s Connection

The theme of the June 19 Fallbrook Women’s Connection brunch was friendship. About 100 ladies attended the event, sponsored by Stonecroft Ministries, at the Grand Tradition. The monthly gathering is a time to visit with friends and make new ones over brunch, and to learn about topics like hobbies and relationships. Guest speaker Charisse Williams […]

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