Village Home Care provides compassionate local caregivers

Village Home Care provides compassionate local caregivers

Carol Stevens has owned and operated Village Home Care since 1999, and the Fallbrook native believes in neighbors helping neighbors. “The women and men I employ are locals,” said Stevens, who remembers Fallbrook when it had a population of 16,000 and the train ran through town. “They’re paying taxes in town, having coffee in town […]

How to stay cool during the summer

How to stay cool during the summer

Sophie Malahieude Special to the Village News The summer months tend to be very hot and dry in Southern California. Heat accumulates and is absorbed by the earth and our oceans. Our bodies also absorb and accumulate heat. Physically, we can experience heartburn, skin eruptions and sleep disturbance. Mentally, we can feel irritated, frustrated or […]

U.S. healthcare ranks last in study comparing 11 countries

Trudy Lieberman Rural Health News Service One thing I haven’t heard much in this latest healthcare debate is that the U.S. has the best health system in the world. That’s different from the last two times around. When the nation debated the Clinton health plan in 1994 and the Affordable Care Act in 2009-2010, a […]

Taking steps to minimize memory loss

American Counseling Association Special to Village News Everybody forgets things at times. But as we age most of us may become aware that our memories are not quite as sharp as they once were. We may find it happening more often that we forget where we left our car keys or those darn reading glasses […]

Parkinson’s Support Group offers discussion of deep brain stimulus therapy

FALLBROOK – The Fallbrook Parkinson’s Support Group will hold their monthly meeting, 10 a.m. to noon, Friday, Aug. 25, in the fellowship hall of Christ the King Lutheran Church, 1620 S. Stage Coach Lane. Featuring neurosurgeon Dr. Sharona Ben-Haim of University of California San Diego and Kelly Bovia, Medtronic Neuromodulation representative, this month’s topic will discuss deep brain stimulus therapy for […]

County seeks community input on Behavioral Health Services

José A. Álvarez County of San Diego Communications Office Have you or someone you know used behavioral health services? If so, the County would like to hear from you. The County Health and Human Services Agency is conducting two community forums and a telephone town hall to gather input about the need and impact of […]

More hepatitis A outbreak deaths reported

Tom Christensen County of San Diego Communications Office Eight people have now died as a result of the hepatitis A outbreak in San Diego the County Health and Human Services Agency announced July 28. All eight people had underlying medical conditions at the time of their death. There have been 275 cases identified during the […]

San Diego’s life sciences are an important industry

Assemblymember Marie Waldron Special to the Village News San Diego County ranks fourth in the nation as a center for the Life Science industry after Boston, North Carolina’s Raleigh-Durham region, and the San Francisco Bay Area. As a member of the Assembly Health Committee, I advocate for affordable and accessible life science innovations for patients’ […]

New acupuncture office expands health care services in Fallbrook

New acupuncture office expands health care services in Fallbrook

FALLBROOK – Acupuncture is now more widely available in Fallbrook since Village Acupuncture recently opened its doors and began taking new patients at 121 E. Alvarado. Licensed acupuncturist Kristine Vanderstock has expanded her services to the Fallbrook area after several years of successfully treating patients in Temecula and San Diego. “Acupuncture is a simple, low-cost […]

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