Health & Fitness

Sutter Roseville opens new $27 million cancer center

During the grand opening Tuesday of the new $27 million Sutter Roseville Cancer Center, Mayor Carol Garcia began by recounting her own cancer journey and praising Sutter Health for ...

Free mammograms available to those in need

Mammograms can save a life – all it takes is a check by a doctor. Free mammograms will be available to uninsured and underinsured women this month as part of National Breas ...

SALTS brings science of the Old World to Granite Bay

For centuries, the health benefits of the Dead Sea have been touted as a wonder of nature.  Thousands still flock to what is known as the lowest and saltiest place on earth, r ...

The code to Mojo: Granite Bay trainer gives upcoming library talk

Could you find your “mojo” in just a year?  Lorri Ann Code, author of “52 Weeks to Find Your Mojo” and founder of Mama Boot Camp believes you can; and ...

What’s Trending: Avoiding the holiday bulge

I cannot emphasize enough the importance of making a plan to avoid weight gain during the upcoming holiday season. Many of you probably do just that, but many more of you probably ...

Granite Bay doctor Ed Hendricks going strong after 80th birthday bash

If you’ve ever needed a consultation about weight loss or just wanted to investigate a life-changing, healthier way to live, it’s likely you were referred to Doctor Ed ...

Granite Bay’s Bikram Yoga challenges hopefuls to take the heat

Bikram Yoga Granite Bay owner Patty Gray has been running her studio on Cavitt Stallman for 15 years, and there are no signs of hot yoga’s popularity simmering down any time ...

What’s Trending: Bigger is not always better

Everything is big in America, from cars, houses grocery stores and purses, to food portions. Advertising tells us we get more for our money if we purchase the super-size.  Man ...

Local ‘Ninja Mom’ has no fear when it comes to TV challenge

Shannen Park is a busy lady. She is a mom, restaurateur, martial artist and, as of this year, an American Ninja Warrior Contestant. Park trains at The Studio Martial Arts and Fitne ...

What’s Trending: College eating and the ‘freshman 15’ are worrisome

Many high school graduates will be leaving the home nest and heading off to college this month, ready to embark on a life of independence. This next chapter as emerging adults will ...

What's Trending: The French Paradox. Is it the wine or something else now?

Those darn French have it all: Great food and wine, the most romantic city in the world, a good ticker and a slim waistline. What they don’t have are epidemic health problems ...

What's Trending: What's a better eating style: Low-Carb or Low-Fat?

Last month, I attended a conference for the Nutrition and Metabolism Society in Denver. The overall theme of the conference focused on which style of eating was better for long-ter ...

Get ready to shave your head in Roseville for a cause

Some people will purposely go bald next month. They will get the drastic makeover because they want to raise funds to support research efforts to find a cure for childhood cancer. ...

Granite Bay company is helping seniors stay in their homes

Growing older comes with many challenges, although staying in your home should not be one of them. Homecare Assistance, which opened for business on June 23 in Granite Bay, is the ...

Vice Mayor talks challenges of beating breast cancer

The statistic 1.5 million starts with one. That’s been true in the story of 5th generation Roseville resident Carol Garcia: Currently the city’s Vice Mayor, Garcia fou ...