Health & Fitness

Foodies preach benefits of eating Placer County grown

Way before the general public gave deeper thought to the source of their food and began modifying their consumer habits accordingly, Joanne Neft was touting the benefits of local f ...

Once a nurse, always a nurse

Angela Sehr never wanted to be a nurse, instead hoping to become an engineer. Fast forward nearly three decades and Sehr, of Granite Bay, is now founder, president and owner of Ad ...

Wild Bill crew tattoos hundreds for charity

Twenty dedicated volunteers worked without pay for 16 hours straight Saturday, tattooing people with all proceeds supporting the UC Davis Children’s Hospital in Sacramento. ...

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 ...

Newcastle Produce rides the farm-to-fork wave

As customers walk through the front doors of the bustling Newcastle Produce on a cold winter day, strong aromas hit them with welcomed warmth, and their exclamation is always the s ...

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 ...