Health & Fitness

The Saturday Skinny: Don't fear celebrations when trying to lose weight

While Kool and the Gang’s megahit “Celebration” is often a favorite tune at parties, for those battling weight, celebrating can be a slippery slope to putting on ...

BloodSource celebrates Blood Collectors Week

BloodSource joins other blood centers across the country in celebrating the ninth annual Blood Collectors Week from Sept. 8-14. This annual week recognizes and celebrates the criti ...

Take the ‘Whole Life Challenge’

Feel an improvement on your whole life by changing parts of it. Rocklin CrossFit, CrossFit Genesis and CrossFit Echelon will host the third annual “Whole Life Challenge&rdqu ...

Sutter Roseville Endoscopy Center honored

The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, a leading gastrointestinal medical society, has recognized Sutter Roseville Endoscopy Center as part of its program specificall ...

Revolution in the cafeteria

The trustees of the Eureka Union School District board didn’t mince words: The lunches served in their schools were subpar. The food didn’t reflect the growing adoptio ...

In its sixth year, Cyclebration returns to Folsom

Cyclebration is returning to Folsom. The sixth annual community event will be held this weekend and will feature somewhat of a decathlon of events for all types of bike riders. Whe ...

Johnny America honors fallen Granite Bay soldier

Army veteran Heath Peters was on his second tour of duty in Iraq when he met Trevor Hogue at Camp Liberty, Baghdad, in 2007. Peters, from Fort Smith, Ark., and Hogue, from Granite ...

Fit inside and out

Coach Don Nava calls his difficult decision to uproot his life in the Bay Area and move to Granite Bay to start a men’s fitness group “divine intervention.” He a ...

Brrrr, it's cold in here

For Oakland Raider Miles Burris, cold air therapy sessions at US Cryotherapy have been a crucial tool in his recovery process from the pains and strains brought on by being a lineb ...

Sutter unveils Shared Service Center

Sutter Health is bringing many of its local business services departments all under one Roseville roof at its Shared Service Center. Located in the former HP building on Foothills ...

Training offered for Hot Pink Fun Run

The Placer Breast Cancer Endowment has partnered with StayFIT Roseville to provide fitness training programs designed for individuals affected by breast cancer. The training progr ...

Expert opinion: In a culture of affluence, why the children may not be all right

Rocklin resident Jodie Stevens, hostess of “The Family Morning Show” on The Fish 103.9FM, is in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. “My parents were very g ...

Public urged to take precautions against West Nile virus

Wth the warm summer weather upon us, Placer County Public Health officials remind the public to take precautions against West Nile virus, a preventable, mosquito-borne disease that ...

Weighing in on obesity

In June, the American Medical Association decided to classify obesity as a disease during its annual meeting, formalizing a view long held by experts in the field. Obesity is a pu ...

Smiles and skateboards

If you walk into Olympus Pointe Orthodontics in Roseville, you might take a second glance to make sure you didn’t just wander into a skateboard shop. The radiant office boas ...