Health & Fitness

Professional View: Be your own health care advocate

Have you ever had a medical situation that scared you or caught you off guard? Do you know what to ask, who to talk to and how to prepare for a potential problem? A Scary And Hars ...

Health in View: Head these summer safety tips

A year ago this summer, a dear family member suffered an untimely death. My brother in law, an ultra-marathoner who was in remarkable physical condition, died of heat stroke while ...

Fitness View: 13 reasons why you need exercise

Let’s face it: Some days you just don’t feel like exercising. You get too busy, too stressed and too tired. But this shouldn’t stop you from lacing up your shoes ...

Meskell’s Medical Supplies helps people with mobility issues

“If it can make your life a lot easier, then it’s worth buying.” A wise man once said that. A wise man that saw people who were struggling to care for family mem ...

Health in View: Get blood pressure under control

Heart attacks and strokes can happen so suddenly, and be so traumatic, that people who suffer them often ask whether the episode could have been prevented. The answer in many cases ...

Rocklin woman makes tough choice in light of breast-cancer threat

When Carrie Creger had both her breasts removed — nipples and all — she braced herself to look in the mirror and see the reflection of a scarred body like those she had ...

Granite Bay woman running first Boston Marathon

Running 26.2 miles in the course of a morning may seem daunting to most people, as it does to Granite Bay resident Laura Gordon, but that’s what she’ll be attempting to ...

Health in View: full-term baby worth the wait

During my third year of medical school, I had the privilege of spending time in a clerkship in Obstetrics and Gynecology, where I helped deliver dozens of babies. It turned out to ...

Orangetheory Fitness opening in Roseville

If you’ve recently driven down Douglas Boulevard in Roseville, you may have noticed a bright orange bike outside the Rocky Ridge Town Center, and wondered why it was parked t ...

New assisted-living facility for seniors opens in Granite Bay

Pres James has always possessed a fondness for the elderly and often finds herself gravitating to seniors at church to engage them in conversation and learn the details of their li ...