health

Heed message of them there bones

For year’s archeologists have studied the remains of humans, mammals, birds and fish. The basis for deciphering how they lived, what they ate, etc. came from them there bones. T ...

Cyclists surge toward cures

Each grueling mile they ride gets professional cyclists in the Amgen Tour of California closer to the front of the peloton — and raising awareness for important causes. After t ...

Roseville couple welcomes quads

Chris and Trish Cruise arrive slightly flustered at the hospital. The husband shows up first, lugging two car seats holding his son Patrick and daughter Aubrey. His 3-year-old daug ...

Fitness scholarship helps students learn health

An Auburn fitness club is hoping to promote healthy lifestyles in youth and the community. The Auburn Racquet and Fitness Club is hosting a six-month scholarship program for Aubur ...

Gym owner promotes passion for health

Auburn resident Linda Dixon never thought she would own her own business, but her passion for fitness provided her with the experience of a lifetime. Dixon, 54, is the president ...

Heart attack patients have two new options for care

For a person experiencing a heart attack, time is of the essence. Heart attacks occur when the supply of oxygen and blood flow to the heart is blocked. A delay in proper medical c ...

Healthcare debate rages after historic reform bill passes

Historic legislation adding tens of millions of Americans to health-care coverage may have passed the Democratic-controlled Congress. But it’s still a tough sell with many Ameri ...

The Healthcare Insurance Debate: The Elephant in the Room by Bill Sardi

It is agonizing to observe the national debate on healthcare insurance reform and realize there is an elephant in the debate room that nobody wants to discuss ? self-care and preve ...

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 ...

Healthier Halloween requires moderation, creativity

Headless horsemen and haunted houses aren’t the only spooky elements of Halloween. An overabundance of bite-sized candy bars and other seasonal sweets can be more of a trick th ...