National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Saturday

          Looking to get rid of unwanted and expired prescription drugs? The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department will collect and dispose of these medicines during the Drug Enforcement Agency’s (DEA) National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. The event will be held this Saturday (April 30) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Sheriff’s Deputies will […]

San Diego area hospitals receive grades from Leapfrog Group

SAN DIEGO – Five San Diego area hospitals received A grades in the annual Hospital Safety Score released today by the Leapfrog Group, anonprofit focused on quality healthcare. The local medical facilities with the top grades were UCSD MedicalCenter in Hillcrest, Kaiser Permanente San Diego Medical Center in Grantville, UC San Diego Thornton Hospital and […]

What to know about sharing a bed with pets

What to know about sharing a bed with pets

FALLBROOK – Pets provide companionship for thousands of people around the world, so it is understandable that pet owners want to be around their companion animals as much as possible – with many even welcoming them into their beds. According to PetMd, an online animal healthcare resource, around 80 percent of pet owners allow pets […]

Ways men and women metabolize food differently

FALLBROOK – Men and women process food differently. When dieting side by side, men appear to shed pounds easier and more quickly than women do. But is that really the case? According to Greg Caporaso, assistant professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at Northern Arizona University and assistant director of the Center for Microbial […]

Parkinson’s Support Group to learn about Medi-Cal eligibility

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Parkinson’s Support group will hold their monthly meeting, Friday, April 22, from 10 a.m. to noon in the Fellowship Hall of Christ the King Lutheran Church (1620 S. Stage Coach Lane). This month’s speaker is attorney Scott Stewart, who will focus on the topic, “The Myths & Misconceptions of Medi-Cal Eligibility”. […]

Canine OCD order may be model for humans

If obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a genetic illness, research into OCD in dogs may provide information about the source of human OCD. This year’s annual International Conference on the Status of Plant and Animal Genome Research took place Jan. 9-13 at the Town and Country Hotel in San Diego, and the Jan. 10 Cat and […]

A holistic approach: Wellspring Herbs & Vitamins offers naturopathic choices for healthy living

A holistic approach: Wellspring Herbs & Vitamins offers naturopathic choices for healthy living

Sandra Shrader Special to the Village News Whether you want to know about biomarkers or biotin, iridology or iodine, eucalyptus oil or epsom salts, or any other A-to-Z subject about natural/alternative health care, Wellspring Herbs & Vitamins is the place to go. Stocked with an impressive inventory of vitamins, herbal supplements, essential oils, teas and […]

Bodies tell the story of the mind and emotions

Craig Lozzi, Transcendent Touch Special to the Village News In the early 1970s, I was excited to study the human body and healing techniques that explored the relationship between the emotions and the body. I was particularly motivated because I had direct experience of releasing “old” emotions under the skilled guidance of my practitioner at that […]

Managing rosacea symptoms takes consistency

Managing rosacea symptoms takes consistency

FALLBROOK – A chronic skin condition, rosacea affects millions of people each year and often begins with a tendency to blush or turn flushed more easily than other people. However, rosacea can become more pronounced on the face, producing swelling and bumpy or thickening skin. Rosacea can spread to other areas of the body as […]

Free caregiver support conference April 19 in Fallbrook

FALLBROOK – The Foundation for Senior Care, in conjunction with The San Diego Caregiver Coalition, will present “Spring into Action,” a free educational conference for family caregivers on Tuesday, April 19, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Christ the King Lutheran Church fellowship hall (1620 S. Stage Coach Ln.) in Fallbrook. Topics at the […]

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