News of Note

Wear Blue

In honor of all the important men in our lives the month of June is recognized as Men’s Health Month with a special emphasis on National Men's Health Week  which begins on June 10th and runs through Father’s Day, June 16th … a day to thank all the father figures in your life for their support and encouragement.

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Dry skin can be uncomfortable and itchy and that’s usually the time when we reach for a moisturizer; but scientists say that moisturizer does more than just give us a healthy glow.

Measles Malady

No doubt you’ve heard about the alarming increase in measles cases around this country, especially in pockets of unvaccinated people. That got us here at Hometown Health TV wondering, should vaccinated Americans get a booster?

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CDC Measles Info

Smoking and RA

We have all heard that smoking is not good for us but it may be especially bad for people living with rheumatoid arthritis.

Studies have shown that environmental factors play a part in who develops RA and that smoking is a big risk factor.

Lego Braille Bricks

Legos have been delighting people of all ages for 86 years and counting. Next year, the Lego brand will introduce a Braille Bricks Kit which contains a full alphabet, the numbers 0-9, as well as some math symbols as a learning tool to help blind and visually impaired children learn Braille.

National Women's Health Week

On May 12, as we celebrate Mother’s Day, we also mark the beginning of National Women's Health Week.

This week serves as a reminder for women to make their health a priority by building positive healthy habits for life. What can you do? Start by encouraging the exceptional women around you to take some simple steps to improve their health.

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What’s Your Health Score?