Health & Fitness

May is Mental Health Month 2016

As the month of May begins, so also begins Mental Health Month 2016, a campaign to raise awareness and resources for those who suffer from mental health issues in America. Mental H ...

DEA announces anonymous tip line

In response to the multiple overdoses and deaths linked to counterfeit hydrocodone tablets containing Fentanyl, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has established a tip line ...

Fitness professionals offer tips to getting into shape

Many people set New Year’s resolutions to lose weight or go to the gym, start exercising or just to get into better shape. Some succeed, while many don’t. The Telegra ...

Folsom dentist office turning donated candy to cash for charity

Folsom Expressions in Dentistry will provide children $1 for every pound of candy they bring into our office and make a charitable donation that matches dollar for dollar! Expres ...

Dignity Health Medical Foundation expands Folsom care center

Dignity Health Medical Foundation announced the doubling of the size of the Folsom II care center from 10,000 square feet to approximately 20,000 square feet, effective Aug. 31. Lo ...

Local athletes gearing up for 42nd running of Western States 100-mile Endurance Run

The world’s oldest and most prestigious 100-mile endurance run takes place Saturday and will feature several local runners. The 42nd Western States 100-mile run, from Squaw ...

Performance Physical Therapy opens its doors in Folsom

After working with patients for 20 years throughout the region, Performance Physical Therapy opened their fourth clinic at the Folsom Health and Wellness Center this month. Dr. Ma ...

Risk rises for Lyme disease in summer

As the weather warms, many look to plan fun outdoor activities, but increased time outside also increases the risk for encounters with ticks, which can be carriers of Lyme disease. ...

Fitness class sure to help you get in shape

Julie DeVore is passionate about fitness and is offering a class this summer through the Folsom Parks and Recreation Department that she knows people will like. Energetic and amia ...

Folsom trauma therapist volunteers in Nepal

Kirsten Kraus, a somatic trauma therapist in Folsom, returned from a trip to Nepal one week before the earthquake hit. Kraus, 58, of Rancho Murieta, went to Nepal for two weeks in ...

EDH first grader wins big at annual regatta

This year the women took all at the annual Folsom Lake Yacht Club’s Lady and the Tramp regatta on Folsom Lake. Six-year-old sailor Madelyn Deutsch, of El Dorado Hills, won ...

Corbitt, Buffalo Wild Wings to team up to raise money for cancer research

Folsom resident Hunter Corbitt is helping raise money for cancer research. The 15-year-old Vista del Lago freshman and race car driver has teamed up with Racing 2 Cure to help fig ...

A salute to troops at Wounded Veteran Run

The fifth annual Wounded Veteran Run will return to the Folsom Parkway Trails Memorial Day, Monday, May 25. The 3K, 5K and 10K run and walk is presented by Aerojet Rocketdyne. &l ...

Folsom inmates walk for Relay for Life

More than 1,100 inmates walked in the fourth annual Folsom State Prison and Folsom Women’s Facility Relay for Life event last week, raising funds and awareness for cancer res ...