health

Anyone can do this triathlon

The city of Roseville is hosting the inaugural Indoor Sprint Triathlon as a way to encourage residents to be fit and healthy. The program started Jan. 9 and runs through March 2 a ...

Roseville company creates medical devices to aid seniors

When Doris Herrilson heard about the installation of a device in her Eskaton Village Roseville apartment that would track her activity, she didn’t have a good feeling. &ldqu ...

Roseville students benefit from ‘fit pit’

Students at Junction Elementary School in Roseville recently celebrated a special gift that gives them the tools to be active and healthy every day. The school received a $45,000 ...

Roseville seniors Wii bowl their way to better health

Until 10 years ago, Flo Eng was a tournament tennis competitor, and regularly played bocce and went bowling. “I was an all-around athlete,” Eng said. She’s slow ...

Flu shots available for Placer County residents

Flu season has hit again and health officials say it’s time to protect yourself and your loved ones against the infection by getting the vaccine, which is available from health c ...

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 ...