Newsletter Archive – 2008

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!

New Year’s Resolutions Already Broken

A recent study found that people actually buy more high-calorie foods at the supermarket between January and March than they do during other months of the year.

How High Is Your Stroke Risk?

New research shows that, depending on where in the world you live, your stroke risk could be astonishingly higher than you might think.

What’s Really in Your Tap Water?

The Safe Water Drinking Act regulates 91 chemicals, but at this point, the US uses over 60,000 chemicals, and trace amounts of at least some of those end up in the water supply, without any law in place to regulate them. Find out what’s really in your tap water at home.

Dance Your Way to Long-Lasting Fitness

Are you the type who will start dancing around the kitchen as you are cook?  According to new research, dancing might be one of the best ways to stay healthy as you age.

High Sodium Diet Linked to AFib

It is worth the effort to cut back on table salt—at least the refined, easy pour brands. New research shows that too much salt consumption of the wrong kind might make you more susceptible to a condition that affects heart rhythms.

Body Fat and Breast Cancer

New research shows that, for at least one form of cancer, just having a little excess body fat might be a more important predictor than weight.

Osteoporosis

It is now clear that the rate of increase for osteoporosis is faster than the growth in population, and it is growing in parts of the world that never showed much evidence of it previously.

Does Neighborhood Affect Longevity?

Research has found that the poorer the neighborhood, the greater the likelihood of early death, but what are the stress factors that created such a stir?

Staying Healthy Through the Holidays

To help you make the most of the holidays, we’ve come up with a few tips to take you into the new year as healthfully as possible.

Getting Bullied at Work Harms Your Heart

Feeling bullied at work? If so, it might be time to update your resume and move on. According to new research, that type of situation can be quite detrimental to your physical health.

Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Alzheimer’s is set to become our next big medical terror. What is Alzheimer’s? What do we know about it? What can we do about it?

Teenage Obesity Raises Pancreatic Cancer Risk

Links have been discovered between childhood obesity and cardiovascular disease. And now, there is another potentially deadly health problem connected with teen obesity.

Weightlifting for Your Heart

What do you do if you want to keep your heart healthy as you get older?  Learn one activity you may have not considered.

The Colon

In this newsletter, we turn to the large intestine, or colon, which absorbs any remaining water in the feces and transfers them to the rectum for excretion. We also explore all of those things that can go wrong in the colon and the options you have for correcting them.

Allergies Ascending

As we've said before, more people than ever have allergies these days. A 2011 study of over two million individuals conducted by Quest Diagnostics, the largest diagnostic testing company in the world, found that the frequency of allergies in the US increased by almost...

Allergies Ascending

Not only is the number of people with food allergies rising, it would seem the number of foods to which they are allergic is also growing.

Cell Phones and Cancer—Yes, Again

New research suggests—yet again and despite assurances to the contrary that we have received over the years—that cell phone radiation does have a risk to our health.

Colon Cleanse: Death Begins In The Colon

A Barron Report on how natural colon detox — also known as a colon cleanse — can improve intestinal health and prevent digestive disorders, diverticular disease or irritable bowel syndrome.

BARRON’S NEWSLETTER ARCHIVE

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