Health & Fitness

Keeping fit as a family

In today's world filled with electronic entertainment and fast food meals of convenience, families can face an uphill battle of the bulge. When trying to balance work, school a ...

Preventing pediatric injuries and illnesses

Emergency rooms are filled with patients being treated for injuries and illnesses, many of whom are children. In my experience as an emergency medicine physician and pediatrician, ...

Placer Breast Cancer Endowment works toward a cure

As October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month begins, fundraisers for Placer Breast Cancer Endowment can see the finish line. Events such as Sunday’s sixth annual Hot Pin ...

The Studio toughens up against breast cancer

Of course, every gym and fitness studio strives to help members achieve optimal health. But at The Studio Martial Arts and Fitness, Amitis Pourarian, better known as Master P, and ...

Caring for children with food allergies

The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology estimates that 8 percent of children in the United States have a food allergy. In addition, a little more than 38 percent of ...

Survivor advocates for a cure

While wearing pink is an important reminder for self-checks and mammograms during Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, Granite Bay resident Laura Tyrrell is taking pink to the ...

New RAS Vascular and Varicose Vein center to open in Roseville

Interventional radiologists are known as the doctor’s doctor, the specialists physicians call when they could use some assistance on a difficult case. They do a little bit o ...

Sutter Roseville fundraiser features couture and cuisine

Changing and saving lives is the stated goal for the staff and physicians of Sutter Roseville Medical Center’s Emergency Department, which is a designated Level II Trauma Cen ...

Mercy Medical Group recognized by Integrate Healthcare Association

Mercy Medical Group, a service of Dignity Health Medical Foundation, was honored as top performing and most improved physician group in California by the Integrated Healthcare Asso ...

Think pink, take action

People in Roseville and Granite Bay sure know how to think pink. That could be because so many people have been directly affected by breast cancer, whether through the diagnosis o ...

California Food Literacy Center launches kids’ recipe contest

Kids across the region are invited to create healthy recipes using the Veggie of the Year, the sweet potato, for California Food Literacy Center’s Kids’ Recipe Contest. ...

Roseville railyard explores cleaner technology

 A visitor to Roseville doesn’t need to look far and wide to recognize the city’s railroad roots. Originally called Junction, after much of the Maidu population h ...

Friendship blossoms at NICU reunion

When Roseville resident Katy Ratajczak delivered baby Brielle eight weeks early at Sutter Roseville on June 4, 2011, the tiny baby was moved to the medical center’s neonatal ...

Zumba event to raise money for breast cancer awareness

Come learn some new dance steps and support finding a cure for breast cancer, while attending the Party in Pink Breast Cancer Fundraiser Shopathon and Zumbathon for the Cure on Sep ...

County sponsors mental health first aid training in Roseville

Placer County invites the public to attend a free Mental Health First Aid training course to be held Thursday, Oct. 17, and Friday, Oct. 18, in Roseville. The 12-hour course will ...