Newsletter Archive – 2004

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!

Muscling Out Breast Cancer

Good news! Current research suggests that exercising and being fit can help improve your prognosis if you do get breast cancer.

The Meal of Death?

A single high-fat meal, can quickly transform healthy red blood cells into small, spiky cells that set the stage for cardiovascular disease–maybe.

Coffee and Cancer Warnings: Should You Worry?

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?

Drug-Free Menstrual Pain Relief

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.

What You Should Know About Sunglasses

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?

Dining Out on Phthalates

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.

Take a Bite Out of National Pecan Day

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. 

Childhood Obesity and Cancer in Young Adults

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.

Prescription NSAIDs Put Your Heart at Risk

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…

Bagged Salads

Should you buy fresh heads of lettuce or bagged salads?

The Sad Decline of Taste Buds

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.

Is Radon Killing You?

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?

Drop in Age for Joint Replacements

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.

A Happy Marriage is Good for Your Body

Many believe when you get married, you gain weight. Apparently that’s an old wives’ tale. According to new research, a good marriage helps you stay thin as you get older.

National Stress Awareness Month

All of us experience stress on a daily basis every single month of the year. But out of all those months, April has been appointed National Stress Awareness Month, so it’s the perfect time to explore all the ways we can combat the stress in our lives.

A Safe Distance from the Airport

Live near an airport? Research shows that people who live near airports experience higher levels of respiratory and cardiac problems compared to the population at large.

Natural Sustained Energy

Learn More: https://jonbarron.org/weight-loss/barron-report-natural-alternative-shake Carbs have picked up a bad reputation. When most people think of carbs, they think of sugar and high glycemic foods. But the truth is good carbs are so much more. They power every...

Happy and Healthy St. Patrick’s Day!

There’s a very good chance you don’t think of celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in healthy ways, but that’s exactly what we’re here to help you with.

Light Exercise Increases Lifespan

According to new research, if you can even find small amounts of time to do a little exercise, you will gain considerable benefits.

As Opioid Market Slips, Anti-Opioid Market Spikes

The pharmaceutical companies who manufactured opioids made billions only to addict vast segments of the population. And now they’re looking to make billions more helping people cope with the addiction they created with new anti-opioid drugs!

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