Health & Fitness

It’s a two-wheel love affair

Almost all my bike riding is with a group of five to 10 other riders. But because it had been several days since I rode (weather, grandkids), I recently took a solo ride, loosel ...

It’s a thin line

My last three rides have started in sub-freezing weather. While my buddies and I feel we are dedicated cyclists, others think we are crazy.  It’s a thin line. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Placer Breast Cancer Endowment works toward a cure

As October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month begins, fundraisers for Placer Breast Cancer Endowment can see the finish line. Events such as Sunday’s sixth annual Hot Pin ...

Head Lice incidence surges at Placer schools

The 2013-14 school year is underway in Placer County and surrounding areas, and the incidence of head lice is at an all-time peak, according to LiceDoctors Head Lice Treatment Serv ...

County sponsors mental health first aid training in Roseville

Placer County invites the public to attend a free Mental Health First Aid training course to be held Thursday, Oct. 17, and Friday, Oct. 18, in Roseville. The 12-hour course will ...

The Saturday Skinny: Don't fear celebrations when trying to lose weight

While Kool and the Gang’s megahit “Celebration” is often a favorite tune at parties, for those battling weight, celebrating can be a slippery slope to putting on ...

In its sixth year, Cyclebration returns to Folsom

Cyclebration is returning to Folsom. The sixth annual community event will be held this weekend and will feature somewhat of a decathlon of events for all types of bike riders. Whe ...

Gold medalist Summer Sanders gets very close to varicose veins campaign

In childhood innocence, Summer Sanders referred to varicose veins as “very close veins.” Now a mother of two, the two-time Olympic gold medalist from Roseville has gro ...

Golfing brings in the pool funds

The Cinco de Mayo Golf Tournament sponsored by the American Legion Post 775 netted $12,682 for the new Del Oro Aquatic Center, which is slated to break ground Aug. 1. Pictured from ...

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 ...

Confused about care? Dementia adviser has the answers

When Laurie Erskine-Farley began noticing changes in her mom’s behavior, she wasn’t sure what to do. Changes began after her mom had radiation therapy for lung cancer a ...