Study finds yoga, vegetarian diet and massage is good for health

SAN DIEGO − Meditation, yoga, a vegetarian diet and massages are good for your health, according to a study recently released by the University of California San Diego School of Medicine. In a novel controlled clinical trial, participants in a six-day Ayurvedic-based well-being program experienced measurable decreases in a set of blood-based metabolites associated with […]

New data show major improvements in health care access, affordability, and quality in California under the Affordable Care Act

SACRAMENTO − New studies released recently show Californians are experiencing slower growth in health care premiums, increased access to coverage, and higher quality of care under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). More Affordable: The average premium for families with employer-sponsored health plans grew just 3.4 percent in 2016, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation and […]

Vineyard Ranch in Temecula will offer new approach to assisted living

Vineyard Ranch in Temecula will offer new approach to assisted living

TEMECULA − Elder-hood is the time of life to flourish with positive emotion, engagement, relationships, meaning, and the sense of accomplishments of the past and self-actualization. The Vineyard Ranch of Temecula, which will open in late February 2017, knows and cares about its residents as unique individuals. Vineyard Ranch honors their past, present and future. […]

Stanford researchers working on elastic skin devices

The SPIE optical science conference Aug. 28 through Sept. 1 at the San Diego Convention Center included an Aug. 30 plenary presentation by Stanford University professor of chemical engineering Zhenan Bao on applications for stretchable electronics, including skin placement. “Stretchable Electronic Materials for Skin-Inspired Devices” addressed the molecular design concepts for stretchable semiconductors, dielectrics, and […]

Change in Parkinson’s Support Group’s schedule

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Parkinson’s Support Group will not meet for its monthly meeting, Friday, Sept. 23 from 10:00 am to noon. Instead, the Fallbrook Support Group will be gathering together with the North County Support Group at their Annual Potluck on Monday, Sept. 19 at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 1620 S. Stage Coach Lane, at 11:30 a.m. Fallbrook attendees are asked to bring a hot […]

Planning for the end of life

Planning for the end of life

The Woman of Wellness (WOW) program for September featured a presentation by Rachel Mason, the executive director of the Foundation for Senior Care, on “How to Have Difficult Conversations about End of Life”. Sponsored by the Fallbrook Healthcare District, the program was held at Fallbrook Library on Sept. 1. Mason has professional hospice experience to […]

World Health Organization report confirms obesity increases risk of cancer

WASHINGTON, DC – A special report by a World Health Organization (WHO) group concluded that excess body fat increases the risk of many cancers, a finding that supports the American Institute for Cancer Research’s (AICR) comprehensive analysis of the evidence. The WHO’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) also found growing evidence that losing […]

Grief Shares starts at Christ the King

FALLBROOK – Grief Share begins Thursday, Sept. 8 for 12 weeks at Christ the King Lutheran Church. There will be a group meeting at 1 p.m. in the Fireside Room and another group at 7 p.m. in the Egge Library. Grief Share is for anyone who has lost a loved one – it is a […]

Affordable health screenings coming to Fallbrook

FALLBROOK – Residents living in and around the Fallbrook area can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and other chronic, serious conditions with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening. Fallbrook Seventh-Day Adventist Church, located at 1200 Old Highway 395, will host this community event on Monday, Sept. 19. The screenings can check […]

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