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Updated Sep 1, 2015 at 9:03 AM

Throughout my life, Iíve always heard about the importance of getting a good night of sleep.Whenever I get a good of night sleep, I am happier and more productive in my daily activities.Quality sleep is only a part of living a healthy life. Diet and exercise are also two important facets.The amount of sleep a person needs, however, depends on their age.According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the recommended amount of sleep per day is:

Updated Sep 1, 2015 at 7:07 AM

The chest. Yes, our upper torso. They come in all shapes and sizes for both men and women.And yes, chest exercises are for both men and women.

Updated Aug 31, 2015 at 8:30 AM

Itís a vaccine ó one that ideally is given to teenagers even before they become sexually active ó that can prevent the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States and cervical and other cancers. Yet, itís a vaccine that many...

Updated Aug 31, 2015 at 8:00 AM

Clinical depression is not a normal part of aging. Depression is not the same as temporary sadness or grief related to a life situation. It is pervasive, long term and interferes with your life.

Updated Aug 26, 2015 at 12:23 PM

Siskiyou County Public Health Officer Dr. Stephen Kolpacoff reported in a press release that the first human case of West Nile virus has presented in Siskiyou County.

Updated Aug 25, 2015 at 7:15 AM

Goodbye to those laid-back, endless summer days of over-indulgence, and no rhyme or reason for a schedule.

Updated Aug 25, 2015 at 7:09 AM

Ever since the jogging phenomenon in the 1970s there has been high participation in all kinds of running events. Men and women of all ages typically run within their own ability range, and race within their own age category. Friendly fun runs and...

Updated Aug 19, 2015 at 11:26 AM

With as many as 24 vendors selling this year, the Mount Shasta Farmers’ Market is bigger than ever.

Updated Aug 18, 2015 at 7:29 AM

Squats, squats, squats.

Updated Aug 13, 2015 at 8:07 AM

Q: My momís doctor recommended radiation therapy for her cancer. Is this safe?

Updated Aug 5, 2015 at 6:45 PM

Siskiyou County Health Officer Stephen Kolpacoff stressed in a media release that residents “must be aware of the air quality during wildfire season and also smoke levels which can rise and fall depending on weather factors and wind...

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