Newsletter Archive – 2009

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!

Obesity Raises Cancer Risk in Young People

Carrying a lot of excess weight is undeniably unhealthy, increasing the risk of numerous conditions. In the case of obesity-related cancers, the risk is now on the rise in young adults.

Ebola, You Need to Pay Attention

The danger from Ebola does not lie where you might think. If you’re not concerned, it’s because you’re looking at it all wrong.

Calcium D-Glucarate An Anti-Cancer Supplement

By supplementing the diet with D-Glucarate, we can block glucuronidase activity, and the body can rid itself of carcinogens, thus inhibiting the onset of many forms of cancer, including lung, breast, prostate, and colon.

Have a Healthy Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day isn’t always the easiest of holidays. If you’re in a relationship, then you may gorge on pounds of chocolates. If not, you might feel lonely and gorge on comfort foods.  Read some healthy tips!

Toxic Cruise Air

A new study found that the air pollution produced by cruise ships may be hazardous to the passengers and staff, as well as residents of the port communities in which they dock

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Hygiene

Even though experts disagree about how often we should change our sheets, wash our towels, and launder jeans, here are some home cleaning guidelines to consider.

Frailty Raises Dementia Risk

As we get older, we may lose muscle mass. If left unchecked, this kind of slow decline can leave the body in a frail state and is associated with cognitive problems as well.

The Scent of Junk Food

According to new research, the key to not giving in to junk food cravings might be to just stand there and keep sniffing.  Read more…

Stress and Gender

Although men and women report similar stress levels, a 2016 study reported that two times as many women experience severe stress and anxiety compared to men. Why is that and what can you do?

To Sleep Perchance To Dream

Recent research has discovered that lack of sleep can more than double your risk of death from cardiovascular disease. It also shows that people who sleep 8 hours or more are also more than twice as likely to die, but from non-cardiovascular diseases. Both too little and too much sleep are unhealthy.

Just a Little Less Sitting Can Extend Your Life

We all know that sitting all day long is bad for your health. But to counter the damage done by that sedentary behavior, you may not need to spend hours exerting yourself. Find out how much you really need…

Early Diabetes Linked to Mental Health Issues

Type 2 diabetes is a serious disease that can take a major toll on your body. And now, new research suggests that diabetes may affect the state of your mental health.

Toss That Floss

While flossing is important to keep your teeth and gums in good shape and disease free, new research suggests that—depending on the products you use—you might be doing more harm than good.

Mobile Phone Addiction Revisited

Today, one out of every four adults checks his or her cell phone less than a minute after waking up. Why? And is this healthy?

Loss of Income Hurts Your Heart

If your job is at risk, it might hurt more than your bottom line. New research suggests that financial instability can damage your heart.

Stroke Survivors’ Unhealthy Choices

If you had a stroke and survived the ordeal, you’d do everything in your power to get healthier, right? Unfortunately, while that might seem like the most rational plan, new research shows that more survivors are doing the opposite.  

Does Your Eye Color Influence SAD?

This time of year can bring on the doldrums in a lot of people. But if your blues are occurring more often, it is possible that you’re experiencing Seasonal Affective Disorder.

Air Pollution and Alzheimer’s Disease

In cities where air pollution is a bad problem, it has been linked to cognitive decline. And now, new research suggests that heavy air pollution might begin doing damage to the brain in early childhood.

Do You Have Hidden Glutamate Sensitivity?

If you ask 10 people on the street if they’ve ever had an MSG reaction, at least half will probably say yes.  If this is you, how do you avoid MSG?

The Benefits of Sex as a Senior

New research may suggest that sustaining a robust love life into your golden years can help you feel good all-around.

Like Fine Wine, Marriage Ages Well

The belief that over the years, life and passion leave a relationship may be wrong. Recent studies have investigated what actually happens to relationships over time…

So, What’s the Story with Studies?

Let's start the New Year with something a little bit different--a scientific study unlike any you've seen before. Scientific studies--and especially clinical trials--are considered the gold standard for the evaluation of most new medical treatments. If a treatment is...

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