Shasta County Schools to Celebrate Walk to School Day

Thirteen Shasta County schools will be joining schools from around the world to celebrate International Walk to School Day on Wednesday, October 5, 2011. Local elected officials and principals will be leading students walking to school that day. This event… Continue Reading


In Fitbit v. Fatso Gene, Another ‘Bit Bites the Dust

I read in the paper yesterday about the FTO gene, nicknamed the “fatso” gene.  (Ha-ha, aren’t those scientists cute and zany? Not. ) One in six adults carry two copies of the gene variant; they weigh on the average seven… Continue Reading