Healthy Students Initiative Tackles Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity is alarmingly high, in Shasta County and all over the nation. A study released last week showed that one in three Shasta County children is overweight. It’s no secret that people need nutritious foods and daily exercise to… Continue Reading

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Dying Too Soon: Low Life Expectancy in Shasta County

-from press release A News Cafe, founded in Shasta County by Redding, CA journalist Doni Chamberlain, is the place for people craving local Northern California news, commentary, food, arts and entertainment. Views and opinions expressed here are not necessarily those… Continue Reading

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DEA Prescription Drug Take-Back a Success

Over the course of four hours, Shasta County residents turned in a total of 413 pounds of drugs at the 3rd National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, which took place Saturday, October 29, 2011. This represents an increase of 138 pounds… Continue Reading

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Local Law Enforcement & Public Health Hold Drug Drop-off Event

Have you been waiting for the chance to clean out your medicine cabinet and dispose of your expired and unused medication? Your wait is over! On Saturday, October 29th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Redding Police Department, Shasta… Continue Reading

Public Health Offers Ideas for Healthy Halloween Treats

-from press release A News Cafe, founded in Shasta County by Redding, CA journalist Doni Greenberg, is the place for people craving local Northern California news, commentary, food, arts and entertainment. Views and opinions expressed here are not necessarily those… Continue Reading