Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Another View: Freedom and personal responsibility

Do you want to try a little experiment? All you need is a newspaper like this one and a nice cup of freshly brewed coffee in hand. Flip through the newspaper from beginning to end ...

Placer County infant dies from whooping cough

Pertussis, a disease once thought by health officials to be nearly eradicated, has claimed the life of a Placer County infant who was less than six weeks old, county health officia ...

Another View: Milk bill struck wrong balance

I did not come to Sacramento to tell people what to do. California has too many costly regulations — especially on small businesses – and streamlining the bureaucracy ...

Reader Input: Hospital spot-on about disease

I would like to publicly thank Mindy Danovaro, Jim Moore and the Sutter Auburn Faith Foundation for putting on the free public event last night at the Auburn Valley Country Club ca ...

CDC says US flu season starts early, could be bad

    NEW YORK (AP) — Flu season in the U.S. is off to its earliest start in nearly a decade — and it could be a bad one.   Health officials o ...

Our View: Take your water activities straight " no alcohol " this summer

Living in the foothills is like residing in Mother Nature?s amusement park. There?s plenty of fun and exhilarating activities ? mountain biking, hiking, swimming, fishing, whitewat ...

Our View: Driving more treacherous than ever for teens

The recent loss of three young lives in an accident on Salmon Falls Road reminds us of a risks teenage drivers face when they get behind the wheel. And with the winter season in f ...

Lose weight, tubby USA

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have a new economic study that estimates the health cost of obesity at $147 billion annually. The proposed health care reform measur ...