Health & Fitness

Father-son dental care office opens in Rocklin

Scouting potential locations for his first private practice, Dr. Shane Douglas settled on Rocklin with a community presence in mind. Douglas opened his first dentistry office, Her ...

West Nile virus returns to Placer County mosquito carriers

Placer County authorities have discovered the first mosquito samples infected with West Nile virus for 2013. The presence was reportedly found in Roseville and Sheridan. The Place ...

Rocklin chiropractor hosts child wellness workshop

Dr. Tim Smith will host an open health workshop about children’s health care in this country July 22 at New Life Chiropractic. According to a New Life press release, “ ...

West Nile Virus rears its head in Placer County

The Placer Mosquito and Vector Control District has reported that an American robin collected from the northwest Roseville area has tested positive West Nile virus. This is the fir ...

Public urged to take precautions during extremely hot weather

The National Weather Service is forecasting very hot weather for the interior of Northern California Friday and Saturday, with temperatures well above normal climbing into triple d ...

National Lemonade Days fundraiser comes to Rocklin

Local volunteers will bring a national lemonade-selling operation to Rocklin to help raise $1 million for childhood cancer research. With the help of a few relatives, Rocklin ...

Sutter Safety Fair prepares kids for water, bike fun this summer

Children of all ages are invited to attend Sutter Medical Foundation’s fourth annual Health and Safety Fair from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, June 26. This free event is open t ...

Rocklin’s first responders applauded

During national Emergency Medical Services Week (May 19-25), Kaiser Permanente Roseville Medical Center honored Placer County firefighters and paramedics from four EMS agencies for ...

Rocklin mom helps fight for lupus research

A butterfly is a symbol twins often embrace because of its natural symmetry. For Deidre Gee Baptista, of Rocklin, and her identical twin sister, Kirsten Gee Maeda, of Irvine, the b ...

Sutter Pet Therapy Program brings comfort to patients

Tilly, a big shaggy black Newfoundland dog, ambles into Sutter Roseville Medical Center by the side of her owner and handler, Sherri Smith. The two are visiting patients in the med ...

Focus on Diabetes Health: Types of diabetes, Part Three

  In the first two articles of this series, we discussed type 1 and type 2 diabetes. We will be turning to some of the less-common types. Recall that our patient, HM, is a 38 ...

The Saturday Skinny: Bring healthy options to summer barbecues

With Memorial Day almost upon us, and summer around the corner, people will be gathering for barbecues and parties. For those who struggle with weight, these activities present an ...

Rocklin man to walk 500-mile journey

  Less than three years ago, Rocklin resident Jeff Douglas had never heard of El Camino de Santiago, but now he can’t escape it. The 500-mile pilgrimage route through ...

Assistance League provides free eye screenings

  Assistance League of Greater Placer has announced its newest program, “Screen Eyes Early,” or S.E.E., for preschool children. Committee members have been train ...

Rocco rafts for research

  He’s climbed Mount Whitney to save lives and support students. He’s run the distance to feed the hungry. Now Rocklin’s Rocco Ciesco is ready for another a ...