Health & Fitness

Friends host yard sale to support woman battling cancer

When Jenny Beard was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005, the diagnosis was scary, but the doctors were optimistic. She underwent a mastectomy and treatment and eventually through ...

Transplant patients ready to play ball

The Sacramento Kings will play host to the Golden State Warriors tonight, but the more important game will start at 6:30 p.m. on the Kings’ home court. The Donate Life Reci ...

Granite Bay woman fighting for life against H1N1

A Granite Bay woman is clinging to life at a Roseville hospital, breathing only with the assistance of a ventilator three weeks after being admitted with an H1N1 diagnosis. Dr. Ro ...

Head-shaving events make ‘bald’ statement for children with cancer

Keaton Raphael Memorial will host the 12th annual St. Baldrick’s Foundation head-shaving extravaganzas designed to raise funds, on a local and national level, to support chil ...

‘Stroll to Thrive’ kicks off Valentine’s Day in Roseville

Parents are invited to join a free, new walking club where they can “Stroll to Thrive” with their infants or toddlers. The Kaiser Permanente program kicks off Valentin ...

Health in View: love for your heart

Many of us look forward to February for its emphasis on love and friendship. As physicians, we like to take that sentiment one step further and share information about how to maint ...

Fitness View: Reasons to stay motivated in February

I get it. It’s cold outside, your bed is warm and cozy and you don’t feel like exercising. Not today. Not on a cold Monday in February. So I’m here to remind you ...

Kaiser celebrates a special birthday

The Women and Children’s Center at Kaiser Permanente Roseville Medical Center hosted a very special birthday Wednesday for children who were born at the hospital five years a ...

Roseville Fire: Hands Only CPR works

According to the American Heart Association, most people who experience cardiac arrest at home, work or in a public location die because they don't receive immediate CPR from s ...

Roseville Rotary to have speaker on diabetes in February

On Feb. 6, the Rotary Club of Roseville will have Dr. Christine Lee speak on diabetes. At the Sierra View Country Club lunch, the author of “The Essentials of Diabetes&rdquo ...

Local boy wishes for diabetic alert dog

Nicholas Keim, a 7-year-old boy from Roseville, hopes to be one step closer to getting his own diabetic alert dog after this weekend. Nicholas, an only child, was born with Down s ...

Close call at 'happiest place on Earth'

A Citrus Heights man is grateful for first responders — and maybe even a little pixie dust— after suffering a heart attack and fall at the finish line of a half-maratho ...

Roseville woman loves her liver

As far as vital organs go, the liver is kind of boring. It lacks the romance of the heart, the power of the lungs, the pleasure of the stomach. It is perhaps only notable for bei ...

Health in View: Catch your ZZZZs

With the busy holiday period over, there’s one thing a lot of us want more of these days: sleep. Most of us need between seven and eight hours of sleep every night. A good n ...

Granite Bay woman teaches yoga to youth and adults

If it’s true that YOLO means “you only live once” in teen speak, Lori Jorgensen wants your life to be as healthy and mindful as possible. Fortuitously, her friend ...