Kiwanis Club to bring Bloodmobile to Fallbrook

The Bloodmobile from the San Diego Blood Bank will be in the Major Market parking lot on Saturday, March 5, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Kiwanis Clubs in North County sponsor an annual month-long blood drive to help the Blood Bank meet the needs of patients in San Diego County hospitals. As an […]

Curves holds ribbon-cutting ceremony

“We knew when we moved to Fallbrook over three years ago that there was a special purpose for coming,” said Ritzy Stanley. “From the very first day we drove through the Village, I knew this was where I would participate in a community and be part of its future. When I became involved in a […]

CPR training offered

“CPR for Friends and Family,” a non-tested/non-certified course perfect for basic information, babysitters, those with a new baby in the house or family caregivers, will be held Saturday, April 23, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The course is sponsored by North County Fire Department’s Community Outreach Program and is open to all fire district […]

Weight loss with bariatric surgery

Tired of dieting? Have you wondered about bariatric surgery? Surgical treatment is medically necessary for morbid obesity because it is the only proven method of achieving long-term weight control for these people. Morbid obesity correlates with a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 40 kg/m2 or with being 100 pounds overweight. Being overweight is associated with […]

Think Before You Sip

It happens every day. People take a quick swig from a bottle of water or juice that they thought was theirs. If they’re lucky, the only consequence might be a chiding comment that they’ve picked up the wrong drink. Far too often, though, the consequences are much more serious. The person drinking the “wrong drink” […]

Electric wheelchairs available

The Three Wishes, Inc. program makes available to senior citizens and the permanently disabled power (electric) wheelchairs at no cost to the recipient, if he or she qualifies. The power wheelchairs are provided to those who cannot walk and cannot self-propel a manual wheelchair in the home and who meet the additional guidelines of the […]

New warning issued on illegal cheese

San Diego County health officials are reminding consumers to avoid buying illegal cheese that is sold by unlicensed vendors door to door, on street corners, and in parking lots. Officials with the Health and Human Services Agency and the Department of Environmental Health previously issued warnings to consumers last July. However, officials are continuing to […]

Fallbrook Parkinson’s Support Group to meet

The Fallbrook Parkinson’s Support Group will hold its February meeting on Sunday, Feb. 27, at 2 p.m. It will be in conference room B at Fallbrook Hospital. We will have a program from People to People by Sharion that will give us information about resources available to people in this area. If you or someone […]

February is Children’s Dental Health Month

The annual observance of children’s dental health began as a one-day event in Cleveland, OH, on February 3, 1941. Since 1941, the observance has turned into a nationwide program. This year’s theme is “A Healthy Smile is Always in Style!” As soon as a baby’s first teeth appear — usually by age six months or […]