Health & Fitness

Placer County’s first baby in 2014 born at Sutter Roseville

Nora Brambila’s due date for her second child was Dec. 31, so she wasn’t surprised when she began experiencing labor pains about mid-morning on that date. Her husband, ...

Fitness View: Make 2014 your best year

What are you going to do differently in 2014? Are you going to reduce your stress level? Are you going to improve your diet? Are you going to take exercise more seriously? Or, wil ...

How's your vision?

We generally think of eyesight in the sense of being able to see clearly, whether naturally or by the use of corrective lenses. But there’s a lot more involved. Granite Bay o ...

Bloom Project transplanted to Granite Bay

Jennifer Arey views her life’s gift as being of service to others, whether at home, church, with friends and family or within her Granite Bay community. After her beloved an ...

Horsing around at Los Lagos Equestrian, Inc.

When it comes to an effective fitness regimen, the trick is finding an exerting but enjoyable activity. Baeleit Ewing, 39, lost 30 pounds in the first six months after beginning E ...

Bountiful View: Placer County farm strives for eco-balance

Mount Pleasant Farm & Gardens in Lincoln is not your typical modern-day industrial farm, instead harkening back to another era when agriculture operated as part of a larger bio ...

Roseville nurse aids Typhoon Haiyan victims

Lyn Tirona of Roseville is a registered nurse for Kaiser Permanente in Sacramento who recently returned home after caring for survivors of the Nov. 8 Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippi ...

A holiday surprise in Roseville

Natalia Gonzalez, 6, opens presents at her hospital bed at Kaiser Permanente Women and Children’s Center in Roseville, where Santa Claus made his annual visit to about 25 ped ...

A visit from a King

Young patients at Kaiser Permanente’s Women and Children’s Center in Roseville received holiday gifts from a surprise visitor Saturday — Sacramento Kings center D ...

Me-One Foundation raises $17,000

More than 150 people attended the Escape to the Island holiday event on Dec. 12 to benefit the nonprofit Me-One Foundation. The event was held at the Morgan Creek Golf Club in Rose ...

Local ticks found infected with Lyme disease organism

Officials at the Placer Mosquito and Vector Control District caution residents of the presence of the Lyme disease organism in local ticks. Results from surveillance activities for ...

Another View: 10 tips to get healthy and stay healthy in the New Year

Vicky Bourdaniotis, registered dietitian with Sutter Options for Success, a 12-week course to create a healthy lifestyle through diet and exercise, shares tips about how to get hea ...

Health in View: Live healthy this holiday season

The holiday season is here, and for many of us it’s a time to gather with loved ones, enjoy home-cooked comfort food, and exchange meaningful gifts, among other family tradit ...

Fitness View: Don’t believe these five myths

Nothing drives me crazier than when people are misled by fitness myths. These myths sabotage results and keep us miles from our goal weight. I would like to highlight these five r ...

Getting older means getting wiser, not wider

Fred D’Alo used to struggle with his weight. A lot. Now 63, D’Alo weighed in at just under 300 pounds only a few years ago, and was left looking for someone to turn to ...