For ages, people have been using the color red as a way to garner attention and stand out from the crowd. Red is a hot color that has been known to stir up a range of emotions from love and passion to rage and violence. Research has shown that the color red can affect metabolism, respiration, and blood pressure and even improve athletic performance in athletes. A recent study conducted by the American Psychological Association is teaching us something new about the color, something sexy. The results of the study get even more interesting when you consider that red means different things in different parts of the world. Continue listening to Jon Barron's Health Podcast for additional insight on how this research correlates to the odds of you being healthy and living a long life, or one of the many who suffer from disease.