News of Note

Dehydration Dangers

As we mark the mid-point of Florida’s summer and scorching heat dehydration continues to be a misunderstood and under diagnosed condition.

Fighting Food Allergies

There are 32 million people living with potentially life-threatening food allergies, and cases are rising around the world. Many of those affected by allergies are children. In fact, over 5.5 million food allergy sufferers are under the age of 18.

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Food Allergy Research & Education

PARO for Pain

Scientists in Israel decided to see if a social robot, created in Japan, could help bolster moods and reduce pain when human to human contact isn't a possibility, for example, during a pandemic.

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Social Robot Study

Covert COVID-19

COVID 19 continues to make headlines. The virus is responsible for millions of infections globally, and hundreds of thousands of deaths. There is a lot of information out there about the virus, but with information often comes misinformation. We decided to separate fact from fiction on a few popular rumors that are circulating right now.


You’ve heard of acne, but how about “maskne”? The post COVID-19 world will, no doubt, become familiar with many terms that have come out of the pandemic experience. “Maskne” has become one of the most predominant skin care issues to flare up in the last few months. And yes, you’ve probably guessed it, "maskne" is acne brought on by wearing a facemask.

Vapers’ Vapors

Here at Hometown Health TV we have talked about how our oral health has an important impact on our overall physical health. A new study is driving home that very point.

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Science Advances

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.