Health

Are you feeling the pressure?

Are your blood pressure readings higher than they used to be? Does stress or anxiety come into play? Several things are known to raise blood pressure. Among them: having a fami ...

Study: Placer County low in `needless deaths’

A new report says that if all counties in California had the same opportunities for health, there would be 891,000 fewer smokers, 733,000 fewer obese adults and 533,000 fewer adult ...

Placer County on alert for measles spread

Ebola. Influenza. And now the measles. The last six months have seen concern ebb and flow as the threat of an outbreak emerges. The latest is measles. The state Department of Pu ...