Newsletter Archive – 2003

If you missed a recent bi-weekly newsletter from Jon Barron, don’t fret! We have archived all the health newsletters below for your convenience. Scroll topics or if you are looking for specific health information, use our search field above. More than likely, Jon covered your topic in one of these health newsletters!

Varicose Vein Danger

A new study found that varicose veins are associated with a considerably increased risk of developing life-threatening blood clots.  Find out how to naturally prevent varicose veins.

Self-Pay Instead of Health Insurance?

These days, more family physicians and internists are ending their contracts with insurance companies, switching instead to fee-based practices. Some of these doctors require patients to pay out-of-pocket for each visit.  What are the pros and cons for you?

2018 Flu Redux

The case for either getting the flu vaccine or avoiding it is not clear cut. Don’t be bullied by either side of the argument. Look at the information and make your own decision.

Diet Quality Trumps Calorie Counting

Confused about what diet plan is the best?  New research may help you formulate a new eating plan by cutting through some of the conflicting diet information. Discover what really works…

Big Jump in Kidney Stones

New research suggests that cases of kidney stones appear to be on the rise in both men and women.  Find out why and how you can prevent kidney stones…

Acne’s Mental Toll

Anyone who has dealt with problem skin (acne) knows it can hurt your self-esteem, and new research suggests that it might take a serious psychological toll as well.

Cyberchondria: Self-Diagnosis Run Amok

Thirty years ago, when we got sick, we waited for the doctor to figure out what was wrong. The internet, of course, changed all that. It takes mere seconds now to get thousands of tidbits of information regarding whatever symptom you’ve noticed. But is it accurate? Find out more…

Prevent Dementia With a Positive Outlook

New research suggests that it’s important to focus on the positive aspects of your life because that might be a key factor in preventing cognitive decline over the years. Learn more…

The Probiotic Miracle

When you are healthy, over 100 trillion microorganisms, from some 400 different species, flourish in your intestinal tract, aiding in digestion, absorption, and the production of significant amounts of B vitamins and enzymes.

Migraines and Heart Disease

It seems that migraine sufferers may face long-term and potentially deadly problems. According to new research, experiencing these headaches could also mean an increased chance of heart attacks, stroke, and more.

Three Hopeful Paths to Reversing Alzheimer’s

Popular intelligence tells us that once mental decline starts, Alzheimer’s is like a locomotive that derails brain function in a irreversible trajectory. But must that be necessarily so?  Is there hope for reversing damage done once Alzheimer’s starts?

Probiotic Myths and the Truth Behind Them

Link: https://jonbarron.org/article/probiotic-miracle Probiotics have gone mainstream. But inevitably, whenever any alternative health supplement gains that big a spotlight, damaging myths of all kinds arise. Some myths are that probiotics are useless or that...

A Hug a Day

Sadly, many of us don’t enjoy nearly enough physical contact in a typical day, and that, perhaps, is a key component of health that medicine overlooks. 

Chocolate Lover’s Month

Ultimately, if you want to indulge during Chocolate Lover’s Month, choose your weapon wisely. Pick a natural dark chocolate containing at least 70 percent cocoa and eat it just a bit at a time.

Go Nuts for National Almond Day

Coming right on the heels of the love day, National Almond Day is February 16th. It may not receive anywhere near the same fanfare, but we think you’ll agree that almonds deserve some form of recognition.

Probiotics in Pregnancy

If you are pregnant, be sure to add probiotics to your diet.  New research suggests that they may help prevent two serious complications.

CTE: It’s Worse than We Thought

Sparing your children’s brains from repetitive trauma may NOT cost them athletically, and it MAY prevent them from being destroyed by CTE.

Minister of Loneliness

Today, loneliness is a major public health problem, and one that becomes more problematic by the year. Continuing research adds dimension to the scope of the issue…

Take a Sauna for Heart Health

If you have access to a sauna, enjoy it while you can as it can also be good for your heart!  Find out how…

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