Matlack finishes Rock & Roll Marathon

Margaret Matlack, Realtor RE/MAX United, just completed 26.2 miles in the Phoenix Rock & Roll Marathon in Arizona to raise funds to cure cancer. Margaret, a member of Team in Training, the fundraising arm of the American Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, is preparing for her fourth marathon and her third season as a mentor to […]

Kill the Coffee Habit for Good

The numerous coffee shops around cities and towns are proof that millions of people jump-start their day with a cup of coffee. Sure, its taste and smell delight the senses. But for the sake of your health, you should try to give it up, or at least reduce your intake, as coffee may do more […]

Laughter Therapy at Fallbrook Hospital

Start the new year off right! Lighten your heart and get into the spirit 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 4-5 p.m. at Fallbrook Hospital in conference rooms A & […]

Low cost cholesterol & diabetes screening in Fallbrook

Elevated levels of cholesterol and glucose are the key indicators linked to many of the most serious diseases that affect us all. The National Institutes of Health recommends everyone over 20 years of age have a complete cholesterol screening (lipid panel) and glucose test at least once every five years. A complete range of cholesterol […]

Healthy Living : The new year and alcohol consumption

Historically, New Year’s Eve has been the heaviest drinking occasion of the year and the time when alcohol-related traffic crashes peaked. Police often referred to this as “amateur night,” a time when once-a-year drinkers would come out of the closet to toast the new year. Unaccustomed to the effects of alcohol, these occasional imbibers often […]

Smoothies Take Over as Growing Beverage Trend

Everyone loves to customize their food and beverages. Case in point: A few years ago, the only ways you could order your coffee were black or with cream. Today, coffee bars serve every flavor under the sun to meet the demand of individual tastes. Salad bars allow you to pick and choose favorite foods, while […]

Balance hormones naturally

A Hormones Balanced Naturally class will be taught on Mondays, Jan. 10 and 24, at 6:30 p.m. in the conference room at Fallbrook Family Practice, 1035 S. Main St., Fallbrook. Each class features an informational video, handouts and samples. There is no charge for class, but seating is limited, so please call Terry Probart for […]

Healthy Living : New year

We all know how easy it is to make New Year’s resolutions, but how difficult it is to keep them, especially without adequate support. I congratulate the community of Fallbrook for being on the cutting edge of making a community effort to help prevent the chronic diseases of obesity, heart disease, and Type 2 diabetes, […]

Open house at Fallbrook Holistic Health Academy

FALLBROOK — Fallbrook Holistic Health Academy and Yoga Center is having an open house on Saturday, January 8, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Meet the staff and some of their teachers and presenters for the upcoming year. They will offer free yoga classes, a free hands-on introduction to the relaxing style of eastern massage […]