childhood obesity

Kids kick it at ‘Move it Movement’ tour in Roseville

Avi Hammel backed up for a running start and then aimed the soccer ball at a small hole on a wall. He missed. But he kept trying as his dad Glenn Hammel watched. The pair had come ...

Subsidies are costing us

We need to protect our children from the growing epidemic of childhood obesity. Over the last 40 years, childhood obesity has quadrupled. Taxpayers are subsidizing unhealthy food b ...

Must be 18 to tan and eat certain foods

Re: banning (indoor) tanning (for persons under 18, Journal, June 8). I don’t use tanning beds and I don’t let my children use them, but it amazes me how eager this country is ...

Let’s work at children’s fitness

We are nearing completion of a fantastic year of “Running School” in Auburn. This charitable organization delivers a cardiovascular fitness and healthy lifestyle program to fou ...

Partnership all about boosting fitness

Auburn Elementary students are starting to get some serious workouts. With the help of recently installed equipment, students can now improve their physical fitness by taking the ...