Health & Fitness

What’s Trending: College eating and the ‘freshman 15’ are worrisome

Many high school graduates will be leaving the home nest and heading off to college this month, ready to embark on a life of independence. This next chapter as emerging adults will ...

Rocklin Family Chiropractic offering sports physical

Rocklin Family Chiropractic is offering sports physicals for those high school athletes planning on participating in sports this fall. The cost per physical is $25, but $10 is the ...

Courtside makes it official with open house last week

Courtside Basketball Center did as promised and officially swung open its doors with a ribbon cutting and public welcome Friday. The five, new hardwood courts were already alive w ...

Courtside Basketball Center cuts ribbon May 2

Courtside Basketball Center will hold its grand opening 5 p.m. May 2 at the new sport facility at 1104 Tinker Road in Rocklin, presented by the Rocklin Area Chamber of Commerce and ...

Twin Oaks student faces lifelong chemo

The ability to plan can make all the difference in a child’s life, and it’s one that Emily Cook acquired at age 6, after a pivotal diagnosis. Since then she has also le ...

Assistance League screens children’s eyes

Assistance League of Greater Placer partners with Prevent Blindness Northern California to screen eyes for preschool children ages 3, 4 and 5. Twenty-five Assistance League members ...

Get your nursing degree at Sierra College

In collaboration with California State University Sacramento, Sierra College is now able to offer selected Associate Degree Nursing students an opportunity to pursue their Bachelor ...

Rocklin chiropractor holds weight-loss seminar

Many New Year’s resolutions fail by Jan. 3, according to statistics, and nearly all will have failed within the following three weeks. Despite the tremendous odds, some peopl ...

Rocklin doc hosts Maximized Living seminar

Bad information dooms most New Year’s resolutions before they begin, according to Rocklin chiropractor Dr. Tim Smith: “Outdated weight loss advice — like counting ...

Rocklin High alum earns Innovator of the Year honor

Alexander Lubinski was recently recognized by Covidien Corporation as winner of the 2013 Product and Technology Award as Innovator of the Year. Lubinski was presented these honors ...

Learn how to avoid holiday weight gain and stress

Dr. Tim Smith, a local chiropractic wellness doctor, will host a workshop to show how to overcome the stress and weight gain associated with the holiday season. This unique health ...

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 ...

BloodSource awards high school blood drive team efforts

BloodSource, not-for-profit since 1948, recently announced achievements related to area high school blood drives. High school students and their community service efforts through b ...

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 ...

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 ...