health

Concussions create cause for concern

"Your thinking is fuzzy. Your vision is fuzzy. It's almost like coming out of anesthesia," recalls Mike Lamb about sustaining concussions during his football career. Lamb played c ...

Patient launches campaign against proposed pot ban

A Roseville man has launched a campaign to keep a proposed ban on outdoor medical marijuana cultivation off the books. Mike Waak, 46, says the best way to prevent the ordinance is ...

Tdap clinic offered for students

All students entering seventh through 12th grade must provide proof of immunization against whooping cough, also known as pertussis, for the 2011-12 school year. In light of Calif ...

Fitness expo debuts in Auburn

The NorCal All Sports Health and Fitness Expo is making its debut right here in Auburn, Saturday and Sunday. Vendor booths, demonstrations and a family friendly run are just a fe ...

Sleep disorders keep locals up

James Sanders had sleep apnea — and didn’t even realize it until he passed out one morning before work. Sanders, 65, of Dutch Flat, is one of the millions of Americans whose sh ...

Swine flu case probable in Placer County

Health officials believe the swine flu is probably in Placer County, with one case now being tested for the disease. Confirmation by the State Department of Public Health of a pro ...