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 ...

Rocklin woman makes tough choice in light of breast-cancer threat

When Carrie Creger had both her breasts removed — nipples and all — she braced herself to look in the mirror and see the reflection of a scarred body like those she had ...

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 ...

Friends host yard sale to support woman battling cancer

When Jenny Beard was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005, the diagnosis was scary, but the doctors were optimistic. She underwent a mastectomy and treatment and eventually through ...

Transplant patients ready to play ball

The Sacramento Kings will play host to the Golden State Warriors tonight, but the more important game will start at 6:30 p.m. on the Kings’ home court. The Donate Life Reci ...

Granite Bay woman fighting for life against H1N1

A Granite Bay woman is clinging to life at a Roseville hospital, breathing only with the assistance of a ventilator three weeks after being admitted with an H1N1 diagnosis. Dr. Ro ...

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 ...

Roseville Rotary to have speaker on diabetes in February

On Feb. 6, the Rotary Club of Roseville will have Dr. Christine Lee speak on diabetes. At the Sierra View Country Club lunch, the author of “The Essentials of Diabetes&rdquo ...

Placer County’s first baby in 2014 born at Sutter Roseville

Nora Brambila’s due date for her second child was Dec. 31, so she wasn’t surprised when she began experiencing labor pains about mid-morning on that date. Her husband, ...

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 ...