Fallbrook Stroller Strides/Stroller Barre celebrates second anniversary

Fallbrook Stroller Strides/Stroller Barre celebrates second anniversary

FALLBROOK – Fallbrook’s FIT4MOM Stroller Strides is celebrating its second year in Fallbrook this month, and has gained popularity with local moms looking to stay fit. “We are beyond exited to celebrate our second anniversary this month here in Fallbrook,” FIT4MOM instructor Stephanie McFerran said. “It’s not easy for moms to make friends, especially in […]

Snoring can be a sign of sleep apnea

Snoring can be a sign of sleep apnea

Sleep apnea is a medical condition that has existed for centuries, but was not given a name until the late 20th century. It is a debilitating and life-shortening ailment that people around the world suffer from. Many of those sufferers do not know they have this potentially dangerous condition which affects more than 18 million […]

Healthcare district seeks proposals from urgent care providers

FALLBROOK – Fallbrook Healthcare District is requesting proposals from urgent care providers in the community regarding the provision of extended hours Urgent Care services to continue to assist with compensating for the closure of Fallbrook Hospital. Following the December 2014 closure of the Emergency Department at the hospital, and the complete shutdown of the hospital […]

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Saturday

          Looking to get rid of unwanted and expired prescription drugs? The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department will collect and dispose of these medicines during the Drug Enforcement Agency’s (DEA) National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. The event will be held this Saturday (April 30) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Sheriff’s Deputies will […]

San Diego area hospitals receive grades from Leapfrog Group

SAN DIEGO – Five San Diego area hospitals received A grades in the annual Hospital Safety Score released today by the Leapfrog Group, anonprofit focused on quality healthcare. The local medical facilities with the top grades were UCSD MedicalCenter in Hillcrest, Kaiser Permanente San Diego Medical Center in Grantville, UC San Diego Thornton Hospital and […]

What to know about sharing a bed with pets

What to know about sharing a bed with pets

FALLBROOK – Pets provide companionship for thousands of people around the world, so it is understandable that pet owners want to be around their companion animals as much as possible – with many even welcoming them into their beds. According to PetMd, an online animal healthcare resource, around 80 percent of pet owners allow pets […]

Ways men and women metabolize food differently

FALLBROOK – Men and women process food differently. When dieting side by side, men appear to shed pounds easier and more quickly than women do. But is that really the case? According to Greg Caporaso, assistant professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at Northern Arizona University and assistant director of the Center for Microbial […]

Parkinson’s Support Group to learn about Medi-Cal eligibility

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Parkinson’s Support group will hold their monthly meeting, Friday, April 22, from 10 a.m. to noon in the Fellowship Hall of Christ the King Lutheran Church (1620 S. Stage Coach Lane). This month’s speaker is attorney Scott Stewart, who will focus on the topic, “The Myths & Misconceptions of Medi-Cal Eligibility”. […]

Canine OCD order may be model for humans

If obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a genetic illness, research into OCD in dogs may provide information about the source of human OCD. This year’s annual International Conference on the Status of Plant and Animal Genome Research took place Jan. 9-13 at the Town and Country Hotel in San Diego, and the Jan. 10 Cat and […]

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