Fallbrook Hospital serves the community

FALLBROOK — One of Fallbrook’s true gems is its hospital. Nestled in the heart of the community, it has served the needs of residents since 1950, offering the latest in medical services along with the sincere care that earmarks Fallbrook as the Friendly Village. Though part of a small community, there is nothing small about […]

Learn to balance hormones naturally

A Balancing Hormones ‘Naturally’ class will be held on Monday, April 11 and 18, at 6:30 p.m. in the Fallbrook Family Practice (Graybill) conference room, located at 1035 S. Main St. Each class will feature an informative video, handouts and samples. Please call Terry Probart at (760) 940-1342 to reserve your seat.

Parkinson’s support group meets April 24

The next meeting for the Fallbrook Parkinson’s Support Group will be on April 24. It will be a seminar on fall injury prevention. Joanne Price, a fall injury prevention specialist, will show us how to fall-proof our home. We will also be shown the correct way to get up from a fall and how to […]

Obesity threatens to cut US life expectancy, new analysis suggests

Over the next few decades, life expectancy for the average American could decline by as much as five years unless aggressive efforts are made to slow rising rates of obesity, according to a team of scientists supported in part by the National Institute on Aging (NIA), a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) […]

Trends in Massage and Spa Therapy

Part 2: The Amazing Avocado (Don’t just eat them!) We live in avocado country: Fallbrook is known as the avocado capital and about 60 % of the avocados grown in California are grown here in San Diego County. We are familiar with the culinary delights of this fruit that was once considered a luxury food […]

Permanent make-up seminar announced

Interested in learning more about permanent makeup? Skin FX in Temecula is planning an informative seminar to those who are interested in learning more about permanent makeup or have questions of their own to ask. Contact Rebecca Halley at (951) 662-1457 for more information.

Workshops planned for caregivers

The Fallbrook HealthCare Foundation continues their “Salute to Caregivers” by providing a series of workshops to help the caregivers in our community. Director of Resources Renae Rasmussen said that the “Salute to Caregivers” is “to simply say thank you to all those who are caring for their loved one[s]. We know that nearly one out […]

Fallbrook Parkinson’s Support Group to meet

The next meeting for the Fallbrook Parkinson’s Support Group will be on April 24 at Fallbrook Hospital in conference rooms A and B at 2 p.m. It will be a free seminar on fall injury prevention. Joanne Price, a fall injury prevention specialist, will show us how to fall-proof our home. We will also be […]

Fallbrook Health Care Foundation visits Methodist Church

The Fallbrook Health Care Foundation (HCF), a non-profit organization, was formed in 1979 to support Fallbrook Hospital and has since provided over $2,000,000 to purchase equipment and for repairs. With the acquisition of the hospital by a for-profit organization in 1998 the role of the HCF changed. Local private citizens fund the foundation through private […]

Can you be your own best doctor?

This week I am offering you a philosophical answer to a reader’s question about how to know the “real answer” about whether to take a certain medication or not, because I am not a doctor. This question is something we all struggle with when making a decision about whether to take any medication or undergo many medical […]