Laughter Therapy at Fallbrook Hospital

Summer is here! Start the season off right by joining us for Laugher Therapy. We don’t tell jokes; we learn how to laugh for the pure joy of laughing. We meet on the third Wednesday of each month from 4 to 5 p.m. at Fallbrook Hospital in conference rooms A & B. This month we […]

Portion control ideas

After watching “Supersize Me,” and understanding the importance of serving size, do you know if the last coffee or soda you ordered was a single average serving or a super-sized four portions disguised as one large serving? With “supersizing” becoming our societal norm, accurately estimating what the serving sizes recommended on the new 2005 food […]

Talent followed by more talent

The annual talent show at Sullivan was an outstanding act by all of its performers! The stage was bursting with talent as the participants performed for the school last Friday, May 27. The students all enjoyed the assembly, and the actors and actresses involved in it all had a blast working hard during practice and during […]

Men: Get your feet wet

Gentlemen, are your dogs barkin’? And, no, we don’t mean your fox-hunting hounds. (As if, perchance, you’re reading this atop a steed in the Welsh woods.) Rather, we refer to those intricate, resilient, often-neglected things typically attached to legs and equipped with metatarsals, phalanges and a flexor hallucis brevis. You know, feet. Most guys take […]

The sun and skin cancer

s, it is important to discuss how sun exposure or ultraviolet light (UV) affects human health. While UV causes a few beneficial health effects, like vitamin D3 formation, it also causes many detrimental health effects: sunburn, ocular damage, aging, immune suppression, DNA damage and skin cancer. UV radiation from the sun is the main cause […]

Blood drive June 9

San Diego Blood Bank, assisted by the Fallbrook Hospital Auxiliary volunteers, will conduct a blood drive on Thursday, June 9, from 12:30-5:30 p.m. at the Fallbrook Community Center, 341 Heald Avenue. All donors will be awarded a limited edition text message “don8 blood” t-shirt, a voucher for a discounted round of golf at Pala Mesa […]

St. Jude fundraiser a rousing success

On Saturday, May 7, 22 Taekwondo, Hapkido and fitness students gathered at Martial Art Concepts in Fallbrook, raising $5,390 in cash donations for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. With the cheers of their supporters and under the watchful eye of the black belt volunteers, students ranging in age from 4 years to adult kicked for […]

Arrests made in racial stabbing incident

The Sheriff’s Department has reported that two arrests were made May 25th in connection with the gang-related racial incident that occurred May 21st where a 19-year old Black man was beaten and stabbed eight times outside a local convenience store. Arrested were Carlos Lupercio, 20, and Fernando Ovalle, 19, both of Fallbrook.

Celebrate National Garden Week in Fallbrook

FALLBROOK — The National Garden Club designates the first full week in June as a special time to focus public attention on garden clubs and gardening. The Fallbrook Garden Club will be actively participating this year with three special events during that week. On Sunday, June 5, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the club […]