News of Note


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.

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

Belly-Fat Fix

Excess weight that develops around the middle of the body can lead to a host of health problems. But what if you could take a “fat-buster” to dissolve the fat before it sticks to you?

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Removing Belly Fat