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Would pilots rather leave the military than be forced to receive the anthrax vaccine?

The World Mercury Project Team Special to the Village News Many news stories about vaccines bludgeon readers with the message that... — Updated 1/11/2018

 By Joe Naiman    Lifestyles 

NCFPD approves purchase of new electrocardiograms

The North County Fire District will be replacing 10 electrocardiogram units. The NCFPD board voted 5-0 Dec. 12 to approve the... — Updated 1/11/2018


How to handle workplace disagreements

While everyone all has multiple relationships through their family and friends, for most people, the relationships in which they... — Updated 1/11/2018


Fallbrook Parkinson's Support Group to meet Jan. 26

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Parkinson’s Support Group is resuming after its holiday break. The support group will hold its... — Updated 1/11/2018


Medical tent raised to serve flu patients at Palomar Medical Center

ESCONDIDO – Palomar Medical Center Escondido is triaging flu patients in a... — Updated 1/11/2018


Affordable health screenings coming to Fallbrook

FALLBROOK – Residents living in and around the Fallbrook can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis,... — Updated 1/7/2018


Be a weight loss helper, not a hinderer

Know someone trying to lose weight as one of their new year’s resolutions? Probably yes, since weight loss is traditionally the... — Updated 1/7/2018


San Diego flu deaths increase, cases up significantly

Flu deaths in San Diego County went up in the last week of December, and the number of lab-confirmed cases skyrocketed. According... — Updated 1/7/2018


Tips to help keep ticks away

Sure, it's the winter season, but here in San Diego County it's also tick... — Updated 1/7/2018


Hepatitis A emergency winding down

The County Board of Supervisors extended the local public health emergency for... — Updated 1/7/2018


County Health and Human Services Agency earns excellence award

The San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency is among four organizations throughout California recognized Tuesday, Dec.... — Updated 1/2/2018


Give blood now, help save lives by next month

FALLBROOK – The American Red Cross is urging eligible donors to give more life to patients now and into the new year by giving bl... — Updated 1/2/2018

 By staff    Lifestyles

How about New Year's resolutions that work?

New Year’s resolutions might not seem like a great idea since few people manage to keep them, but making a smart resolution can... — Updated 1/2/2018


What you may not know about the flu shot

It's "flu-shot season" again, and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and... — Updated 1/5/2018


Remembering Elizabeth 'Betty' Bulen, founder of The Elizabeth Hospice

SAN DIEGO – Elizabeth "Betty" Bulen, founder of San Diego County's... — Updated 12/24/2017


Put down the smartphone, be healthy over the holidays

MUNCIE, Ind. – Putting away the smartphone, iPad and other electronic device may be the first step to enjoying a healthier... — Updated 12/24/2017


Temecula Valley Hospital earns national award for quality

TEMECULA – Highlighting its nationally recognized achievements in patient safety and quality, Temecula Valley Hospital was named... — Updated 12/24/2017


Holiday depression can be a very real problem

While the holiday season is a happy and joyful time for most people, it can also be a time of sadness and depression for many. In... — Updated 12/24/2017


Thinking about health, Medicare and drug coverage

One of the benefits of the Affordable Care Act to Medicare beneficiaries has been the gradual closing of a big and costly gap calle... — Updated 12/24/2017


Alzheimer's inside and out

I am 77 years old and I have Alzheimer's disease. It is a form of dementia. My... — Updated 12/15/2017


Alzheimer's disease, a doctor's perspective

It is believed that one out of every eight people aged 65 and older are suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. By 2030 that number... — Updated 12/14/2017


Alzheimer’s inside and out

Kim Harris, Managing Editor Alzheimer’s is a debilitating disease. It affects... — Updated 12/10/2017 Full story


Hepatitis A outbreak slows; health emergency continues

Tom ChristensenCounty of San Diego Communications Office The County Board of Supervisors on Nov. 27 extended the local hepatitis A... — Updated 12/10/2017


Keep the holiday season healthy, safe and secure

FALLBROOK – During the holiday season, many people do not want their thoughts to stray to anything unpleasant. Although... — Updated 12/10/2017


Participants make Fallbrook Turkey Trot a fun raiser

See Gallery (15)... — Updated 12/1/2017 Full story


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