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San Diego flu cases tick upward again

After two weeks of declines, the number of local lab-confirmed flu cases went back up last week, a sign that influenza activity in... — Updated 3/19/2018 Full story


Have you been losing the "joy" in your life?

According to the dictionary, joy is the emotion brought on by well-being, success or good fortune. When we're feeling joy, we're... — Updated 3/19/2018 Full story


Conference for caregivers offered March 23

FALLBROOK - In lieu of its regular March monthly meeting, the Fallbrook Parkinson Support group will be hosting the Caregiver... — Updated 3/10/2018


Local kratom-related salmonella infection reported

A 44-year-old San Diego County resident is one of three California cases in a... — Updated 3/10/2018


Youth to present results of safety perception surveys at WOW

FALLBROOK – Fallbrook Regional Health District's Woman of Wellness event... — Updated 3/8/2018


Homewatch CareGivers opens new office in Temecula

TEMECULA – Homewatch CareGivers is expanding to meet the increased need for home care providers in northeast San Diego County... — Updated 3/7/2018


If Idaho ditches the Affordable Care Act, other states may follow

What happens in Idaho in the coming weeks undoubtedly will not stay in Idaho. What happens there could make a big difference in... — Updated 3/7/2018


Know when to ask for help

For most people asking for help can often be difficult. Yes, asking for advice on planting a garden is easy, but for a serious... — Updated 3/7/2018


Find hope for Alzheimer's disease and diabetes patients

Each day, more than 4,000 people are diagnosed with diabetes, and more than 600 die from the disease. Since 1987, the death rate... — Updated 3/1/2018


Directory created to promote wellness in Fallbrook

In the fall of 2011, the second annual Health-Beauty-Fitness Day prompted 15... — Updated 3/1/2018


Teen suicides leave warning signs

FALLBROOK – The Centers for Disease Control released new statistics for the 2016 year, in January 2018. For the state of Californ... — Updated 2/26/2018


Flu deaths increase in San Diego; influenza still widespread

The number of influenza deaths in San Diego jumped to 251 after 20 more fatalities were reported last week, the County Health and... — Updated 2/26/2018


Fitness fusion knows no age limit

FALLBROOK – When Leona Crump made a return visit to Fallbrook this month from... — Updated 2/23/2018


Laughing your way to better health

There are many factors that can have negative effects on us, but sometimes it's important to focus on those things that can... — Updated 2/16/2018


Explain the 'Explanation of Benefits'

Every time a doctor sends a medical claim to a medical insurance company or care management organization, the patient will receive... — Updated 2/16/2018


Sun Upper at the Santa Margarita Preserve was a hit

FALLBROOK - The Fallbrook Trails Council in partnership with Michelle Verdugo,... — Updated 2/16/2018

 By Joe Naiman    Lifestyles

Past genome sequencing facilitates additional species

The International Conference on the Status of Plant and Animal Genome Research... — Updated 2/16/2018


WOW program provides opioid education

The Feb. 1 Women of Wellness program (WOW) featured CVS pharmacist Don Weeks... — Updated 2/11/2018


Valentine's Day – a good excuse to improve a relationship

You may be someone who loves Valentine's Day, is totally indifferent to it or... — Updated 2/10/2018

 By David Lewis    Lifestyles

Another way to prevent bedsores

The Fallbrook Village News recently published an article concerning bedsores and the financial risk to health care facilities... — Updated 2/9/2018


California leads nation in annual 'State of Tobacco Control' report

LOS ANGELES – The newly released American Lung Association State of Tobacco Control 2018 report shows California leads the... — Updated 2/9/2018


New tax law may put squeeze on rural hospitals

One of the selling points for the tax bill President Trump signed into law a few weeks ago is that it will spur job growth because... — Updated 2/9/2018

 By Tom Ferrall    Lifestyles

North County Fire personnel gets advanced training in resuscitation

Residents of Fallbrook, which lost its hospital in 2014, should take comfort in... — Updated 2/5/2018


Learning to listen to the silence

Most of us have surely noticed that today's world is a pretty noisy place. From electronic gadgets, to the sounds of traffic, to... — Updated 2/2/2018


County ends local health emergency declared for Hepatitis A outbreak

After four weeks with no new cases reported in association with the local hepatitis A outbreak, the San Diego County Board of... — Updated 2/2/2018


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