FRHD to hold second town hall meeting May 10

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Regional Health District (FRHD) will hold its second town hall meeting at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 10 at the Fallbrook Public Utility District, 990 E. Mission Road. The first one was hosted during a regular board meeting April 12 and attracted more than 100 interested residents to hear about future plans for community health. […]

Affordable health screenings coming to Fallbrook

FALLBROOK – Residents living in and around the Fallbrook are can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and other chronic, serious conditions with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening. Screenings can check for: The level of plaque buildup in your arteries, related to risk for heart disease, stroke and overall vascular health […]

Redefining health with brain based-spiritual model

Dr. Terry Rondberg Special to the Village News Those people who are closer to a state of wellness will engage in voluntary actions that will help them reach higher states of function and quality of life, regardless of the presence or absence of symptoms, such as exercising, eating healthy, practicing meditation or yoga, involvement with […]

Fallbrook Regional Health District Wellness Walk

Fallbrook Regional Health District Wellness Walk

FALLBROOK – On April 7, approximately 30 residents participated in the April Wellness Walk sponsored by Fallbrook Regional Health District (FRHD) and led by Erica Williams, SIFT LLC/Fallbrook Village Fitness. The walk took place at the Grand Tradition Estate and Gardens.  The district is grateful to Don McDougal for allowing them to use the venue […]

New Medicare help for people with chronic illness

By Greg Dill Special to Village News If you have Medicare, there’s a good chance you have two or more chronic conditions such as arthritis, cancer, diabetes, heart disease, or dementia. Two-thirds of the 57 million Americans with Medicare have two or more chronic illnesses. Having multiple chronic conditions increases the risk of death and […]

Test anxiety can be overcome

Submitted by the American Counseling Association Warmer temperatures, longer days… all sure signs it’s time for students to face a barrage of testing. From end-of-year subject exams to standardized national tests, there’s more than enough to challenge the average student. Unfortunately, for some students, any testing presents a significantly stressful situation. It’s called “test anxiety.” […]

Woman of Wellness (WOW) to celebrate Older Americans Month

FALLBROOK – The next Woman of Wellness (WOW) event will take place in the community room at the Fallbrook Library on Thursday, May 4 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Women and men are invited to attend. Refreshments will be available. Getting older doesn’t mean what it used to. For many aging Americans, it is a […]

Give blood and help save lives this spring

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Eligible blood donors of all blood types are encouraged to give blood through the American Red Cross this spring to help ensure a sufficient supply for hospital patients. In Fallbrook, blood donations can be made Tuesday, April 25 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Fallbrook Library, 124 S. Mission Rd. […]

Healthcare industry fights revealing prices for services

Trudy Lieberman Rural Health News Service LINCOLN, NEB. – Turning healthcare consumers into educated shoppers has long been a goal of employers who foot the bill for most care, politicians and some consumer organizations that believe that someday shopping for care should be as easy as comparing brands of canned soup. All it takes are […]