Health News

GRAY MATTERS: ‘Operation Santa’ provides gifts for low-income families

By Bonnie Sullivan Finley Ho Ho Ho! Bonnie Sullivan Finley takes us to the hub of Santa’s volunteer work in Del Norte county: “Operation Santa.” Here, volunteer elves are busily working their holiday magic to enable hundreds of low-income families to enjoy Christmas this year. Happy Holidays! — Todd Metcalf…

Happy to live longer but mental illness and obesity still need to be dealt with

By Kate Hagan IF LIFE expectancy at birth is any measure, Australians are some of the healthiest people on Earth. United Nations figures show Australian women have the third-highest life expectancy in the world, at 84 years, and our men come in fourth, at 79 years. Australia’s high life expectancy,…