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!
Chicken is on track to become the world’s most popular meat by 2020, but is it the healthier choice? Find out some shocking information…
A new study found that post-menopausal women have a considerably increased risk of developing pancreatic cancer if they have taken certain forms of high blood pressure medications.
Chocoholics, rejoice! The food you love, the one you crave on a daily basis, is again being touted as a healthy food.
If you’re prone to seasonal allergies, with spring in the air right now, you might be wishing that you could magically transport yourself to a pollen-free place. The question is, where?
Remember the indignity of Chicken Pox? Your skin covered in ugly eruptions, your fever pushing the thermometer, feeling lousy all over? As if it wasn’t enough to go through that misery as a kid, it turns out that the virus that causes the disease never really leaves your body, even after you heal, and in fact, may provoke an even worse disease when you’re too old to reap the perk of missing school.
May is National BBQ Month! But instead of glorifying the kinds of barbecue fare you may have grown up eating, enjoy a few ideas for healthier barbecuing.
A study from University of Utah found that women involved with men who take on certain household chores have happier relationships and better sex lives.
Good news! Current research suggests that exercising and being fit can help improve your prognosis if you do get breast cancer.
A single high-fat meal, can quickly transform healthy red blood cells into small, spiky cells that set the stage for cardiovascular disease–maybe.
Watch out! New research suggests that taking certain common drugs could raise your child’s chances of developing allergies later on.
In late March, a California judge ruled in favor of CERT, which charged that coffee sellers like Starbucks did not disclose that acrylamide, a possible carcinogen, can be found in coffee. Should you worry?
Good news for women looking for a natural, medication-free way to feel better during monthly menstruation. New research suggests that acupressure might provide the help you need.
Given how much risk the sun poses to the eyes, it makes sense to wear protective sunglasses, but the question is whether sunglasses actually provide that needed protection. If so, what type of sunglasses work best?
Eating in restaurants is usually a nice change of pace. However, according to new research, when you dine out, you are much more likely to be ingesting harmful chemicals along with your food.
On April 14, you can go nuts celebrating National Pecan Day. Okay, maybe don’t gorge on pecan pies, but there are lots of healthy ways to get your fill of pecans this day.
We already know that obesity contributes to many health issues, and now you can add another one. New research indicates that childhood obesity is linked to developing cancer at an earlier age.
We all know the dangers of prescription pain relief medications such as OxyContin. So, if your doctor prescribes a non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) instead, you might feel safer. Or maybe not…
Restricting the number of calories you consume can help you reach a healthier weight. But are there any other benefits?
Should you buy fresh heads of lettuce or bagged salads?
As you age, you reduce the number of taste buds and may enjoy less healthy foods that have more flavor. Learn how inflammation may play a role.
While everyone these days knows smoking is bad for you, there’s a world of ignorance about radon, and the fact is that it’s the Number Two cause of lung cancer in the US. Radon kills about 21,000 annually. Is your home safe?
As we get older, the wear and tear on our joints begins to take a toll. However, new research shows that a common treatment for these problems—joint replacement surgery—is being performed on patients younger than ever.