News of Note

Falling Birth Rate

The number of babies being born in the United States continues to decline for the fifth year in a row according to the CDC. The findings, which are considered preliminary, are based on a review of the birth certificates issued in 2019.

Where Stress Lives

If we were to ask you where your stress comes from, you might say, your job or your finances; but when researchers at Yale University asked that question, they got a different answer.

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Yale News

Spicy & Healthy

Adding spices to our meals not only make them taste better, but it may also cut down on inflammation, according to Penn State researchers.

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Penn State Study

Dairy Does It!

Good news for cheddar heads and lovers of all things dairy… Researchers have found a link between high milk diets and a lower risk of diabetes and high blood pressure.

Spice Of Life

If you’re searching for a happier life, you might try mixing it up a bit… because as one study found, variety really is the spice of life.

Men’s Health Month

June is Men’s Health Month, typically recognized across the country with screenings, health fairs, and health education activities.

Men’s Health Week begins on June 15 and continues through Father’s Day. It is an opportunity for the men in our communities to familiarize themselves with the symptoms and warning signs of diseases that pose a risk to them.

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The Wear Blue Campaign


Medicare has announced that it will expand its coverage to include telemedicine. The move is aimed at helping seniors keep follow-up visits to their doctors in the comfort of their own home; thereby limiting exposure to colds, flu and viruses, such as the Corona virus.

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Medicare Embraces Telehealth