Health & Fitness

Health and wealth center opens in Rocklin

The Vi Life Health and Wealth Center of Rocklin will celebrate its grand opening Friday, April 5, across from Sierra College. Its mission is to reach out to the greater Sacramento ...

Pink pigs on patrol in Rocklin, Loomis

Have you seen people walking around with pink pigs? These citizens are members of the Rotary Club of Rocklin/Loomis Basin and each week they are asked to go about their daily live ...

Placer County residents called to contribute to historic cancer research effort

Residents of Placer County have an opportunity to participate in a historic study that has the potential to change the face of cancer for future generations. Men and women between ...

Sutter dietitian asks patients to take action in National Nutrition Month

One in three adults is obese in America and Sutter Health registered dietitians are taking advantage of National Nutrition Month to raise awareness of the many strategies to combat ...

Tax ‘breaks’ for everybody at Robinson’s Taekwondo

This April, come break a tax board and get a break from Robinson’s Taekwondo. Register to attend the event Saturday, April 13, and Robinson’s will help you learn to br ...

Rocklin chiropractor gives seminar on staying in peak physical condition

Dr. Tim Smith and Dr. Catherine De Lipski will host an open health workshop to show patients and their guests how to adopt a fun, healthy lifestyle that can add decades to their li ...

Focus on Diabetes Health: Types of diabetes (Part 2)

In our last article, we discussed the fundamentals of type 1 diabetes. Recall that our patient, HM, is a 38-year-old man who had three weeks of frequent urination and excessive thi ...

Maria Montessori students rally for peer with cancer

Students from Maria Montessori Charter Academy showed support for one of their own recently through a “Relay Recess” event at the school. Tyler Chatterton, a student o ...

Rocklin author teaches patients how to take control of their health

His father’s sudden death from a heart attack left Jason Blackburn stunned and stressed. “My dad was only 46 years old and I watched the effect of his early death on m ...

Mental health does not have to be a solitary struggle

Letting go of the stigma associated with counseling is a step that parents and children could take to possibly prevent tragedy. The Herald spoke with three local counseling agenci ...

Rocklin chiropractor takes fitness to the max

Seemingly more theoretical than practical, New Year’s weight loss resolutions can be achieved without reverting back to old habits. “It’s not about weight loss; ...

Diabetes can’t slow this Rocklin athlete

A shortage of insulin does not correlate to a shortage of strength or skill for Shea Farrish. “It (CrossFit) helps me with everything,” said Farrish, a type 1 diabetic ...

East meets West at new Rocklin pharmacy

Ask Grandma to recall her childhood pharmacist. She might remember how the man in the white coat did more than dispense prescriptions and advise patient after patient. In their hey ...

Another View: Getting flu shot great investment in your health

When discussing the flu, “same old, same old” means more than 40,000 people will die in this country of the flu this winter. That’s as many people as will likely ...