Health & Fitness

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 ...

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 ...

Learn new hands-only CPR for free

The Loomis Fire Protection District wants to teach the community how to help heart attack victims without using mouth-to-mouth breathing. Loomis Fire will offer free 15-minute&nbs ...

The Saturday Skinny: Remember the big picture when trying to lose weight

The holidays are a time of weight gain for many in America, myself included. Over the course of three weeks in November, I somehow managed to find eight pounds, knocking me back u ...

The Saturday Skinny: You don't need to be wealthy to eat healthy and lose weight

Something I hear all the time is, "It's too expensive to eat healthy." Money is tight in this economy but you don't need a bunch of cash to lose a bunch of weigh ...

The Saturday Skinny: Forget the weight loss ads and focus on yourself to make positive lifestyle changes

I’m sure you’ve received an e-mail or seen an advertisement claiming you can lose inches and pounds with little or no effort. The old saying, “If it sounds too go ...

The Saturday Skinny: Weight loss isn't easy, but small changes can make a big difference

This online column started as a way for me to share my story and hope it would inspire others. It has not only done that, but it’s taught me a valuable lesson: Practice what ...

The Saturday Skinny: Being prepared is a good motto for losing weight

In this week's installment we're going to look at a word many fear: preparation. Having a healthy eating plan is great in theory, but if there isn't a way to stick to ...