Newsletter Archive – 2010

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!

The Death of Sick Time

What’s up with people reporting to work sick? Don’t they get sick time off? As it turns out, not as much as you might think.

Sleep Versus Exercise

For many, physical activity is squeezed in either first thing in the morning or later at night. However, new research shows that it may cost us important slumber time.

Go Nuts If You Have Diabetes

It is essential for those with diabetes to base meals on lean sources of protein, beans, fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. Find out why you should add certain nuts to that list as well.

Glyphosate? Again?

While you’ve been looking elsewhere, the use of glyphosate has grown and grown and grown, and is continuing to grow, at astonishing rates.

Managing Menopause With Acupuncture

Many women in their late 40s or early 50s will say that their largest health issues are related to menopause. If that sounds familiar, new research has uncovered some good news for you.

Better Bonding With Your Partner

In any long-term relationship, nothing remains static. There are highs, lows, and everything in between. How do you keep the love alive and promote bonding as the years go on?

Five Tricks for Better Dreams

Dreams play a role in stabilizing mood, preventing depression, and perhaps even in expanding consciousness.

Kitty Litter Concerns

If you have a cat and you’ve ever visited a pet store, you certainly know there are many types of kitty litter, all making great claims about odor reduction and cat appeal. What is safe for the cat to use? For us to be breathing in?

Diet Drinks and Stroke Risk

If you’re an older woman, you just might have one more reason to leave those diet sodas and other artificially sweetened drinks on the supermarket shelves: stroke.

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.

The Toll of Stress on Your Immune System

We all know that stress causes headaches, anxiety, insomnia, and other health problems. Research states that stress can even result in serious damage to the immune system. How to avoid stress?

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?

BARRON’S NEWSLETTER ARCHIVE

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!

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!

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...

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