Health & Fitness

Roseville nurses to help typhoon victims in Philippines

Super-typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda brought a deadly storm surge and high winds in the Philippines Nov. 8. In response to the massive human loss and distress there, 30 Roseville nurses ha ...

Another View: Focus on lung cancer

Lung cancer is the most deadly cancer — the No. 1 killer of both men and women in the U.S. It’s also the most preventable cancer, since about 90 percent of all cases ar ...

Another View: Hope drives women battling breast cancer

Devastation. Hope. Blame. Perseverance. Every woman diagnosed with breast cancer experiences a broad range of strong emotions. Over 12 percent of women born in the U.S. today &mdas ...

Health in View: Get vaccinated

It’s November, which means many local residents are on the verge of entering what may be an uncomfortableperiod of coughing, sneezing, aches, pains, stuffy noses, fatigue and ...

More than 100 free mammograms performed in Roseville

In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Sutter Diagnostic Imaging in Roseville performed more than 100 free digital screening mammograms to uninsured women more than 40 ...

Football head-trauma concerns tackled in Auburn

Growing awareness of sports-related concussions is resulting in both more concern and more precautions in the Auburn football community. From the 7-year-old just starting out in M ...

One posture at a time: Bikram Yoga celebrates 10 years in business

Originally a massage therapist for nearly two decades, Patty Gray took advice from a client and tried hot yoga for the first time. Six months later she was living in Los Angeles fo ...

Sutter Roseville, Gold Country Media raise breast cancer awareness

Sutter Roseville Medical Center and Gold Country Media teamed up last week to present “Breast Cancer Matters,” an evening dedicated to providing attendees with the late ...

Mama Bootcamp isn’t just for moms

Lorri Ann Code is a personal fitness trainer, motivational coach and survivor responsible for introducing thousands of local women to a new life of fitness and health. Since its i ...

Physical therapist focuses on treatment for stroke patients

As a teen, Christy Nguyen was drawn to becoming a physical therapist from playing sports in high school and seeing the benefits that physical therapy could provide for sports injur ...

Student-run campaign seeks to create first tobacco-free CSU campus

Hornets for a Healthy Hive has launched its student-run campaign planning to make California State University, Sacramento the first tobacco-free campus in the California State Univ ...

Roseville zombie alert: high

Runners in Hughes Park got a little taste of Halloween a few weeks early last weekend. Organized by Brandon Daniel, personal trainer and owner of All The Way Fit in Roseville, the ...

League of Women Voters holds healthcare forum in Rocklin

The League of Women Voters of Placer County will hold a forum to address questions and concerns regarding the Affordable Care Act from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Oct. 29, at the Rock ...

Granite Bay resident honored with prestigious award

David Koh, MD, a Granite Bay resident and longtime physician, has received a prestigious award from Kaiser Permanente for excellence in leadership and management. Koh, chief of ra ...