health

Five ways to fight breast cancer

October marks the 25th anniversary of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time to celebrate survivors, honor those who have died from the disease and remember the continued n ...

Eat at Round Table, aid Granite Bay family

Eating at a local Round Table Pizza on Saturday, Sept. 24 and Sunday, Sept. 25 will help ease the financial burden of Tim Krumal, a Granite Bay resident who will soon undergo a bon ...

Roseville family won’t let cancer win

Tom Wieser has two birthdays. There is his conventional birthday and then his second one, observed by his wife and four children each March 5 since 2005 when his colorectal cancer ...

Roseville boy waits for new heart

When Justin Caldwell was 8 months old, he was diagnosed with dilated cardiomyopathy, an abnormally enlarged heart. At 2 years old he had his first heart transplant. Everything seem ...

Keaton Raphael Memorial unveils new Roseville headquarters

For more than a decade, Keaton Raphael Memorial has operated out of a small 350-square-foot office. The Roseville-based nonprofit organization outgrew its britches and recently re ...

Patient launches campaign against proposed pot ban

A Roseville man has launched a campaign to keep a proposed ban on outdoor medical marijuana cultivation off the books. Mike Waak, 46, says the best way to prevent the ordinance is ...

Tdap clinic offered for students

All students entering seventh through 12th grade must provide proof of immunization against whooping cough, also known as pertussis, for the 2011-12 school year. In light of Calif ...

Fitness expo debuts in Auburn

The NorCal All Sports Health and Fitness Expo is making its debut right here in Auburn, Saturday and Sunday. Vendor booths, demonstrations and a family friendly run are just a fe ...

Roseville doc treats kids in Mongolia

Dr. Richard Friederich is a hot commodity in Mongolia, where he’s traveled the past nine years to treat children in need. The Kaiser Permanente Roseville Medical Center doctor i ...

Kings’ experts teach youth fitness tips

Learn fitness tips from the experts when members of the Sacramento Kings organization lead the “Fitness Timeout” event Friday, Aug. 5, at the Fountains. Youth are invited to p ...

New ‘therapist’ joins Sutter Roseville

The new therapist at the Sutter Rehabilitation Institute often gets complimented on her beauty. She has big brown eyes and soft blond hair. Lavender is also appreciated for her l ...

New tool assists Parkinson’s diagnosis

For 11 years, Donald Cunningham was misdiagnosed as having an essential tremor. His hands involuntarily shake and his doctor determined that he showed signs of this neurological ...

Karate girl kicks her way to third-degree black belt

Kate Wilmarth considers it no big deal if she can’t do every single “insane, flippy-trick thing” that some of her fellow martial artists can do. “It’s OK if you’re not ...

River Cats in the house

Patrick O’Hearon sat in a wheelchair, his excitement growing as he shuffled his physical therapists out of his room to make space for arriving guests. O’Hearon was one of sever ...