Newsletter Archive – 2011
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 research suggests that faking a smile at work could lead to overindulging in alcohol after hours.
A new study that Alzheimer’s may be connected to leaky blood vessels in the brain.
It is essential to do something to ease your stress. And achieving that relief might even be easier than you realize. According to new research, all it may take is a little time spent in nature.
When it comes to making wrinkles disappear, Botox and dermal fillers are the next step up from creams and lotions. However, they come at a cost.
Deciding which healthy oil to use for cooking can be a challenge. Here is a list of the healthiest oils along with their smoke points, as well as their Omega 3 ratios.
A study found that taking a brisk walk for less than 10 minutes per day is associated with a decrease in the risk of developing a disability for those with osteoarthritis in a lower-extremity joint.
Celery juice is trending, to the tune of over 35,000 recent Instagram endorsements and 62 million Google results. Should you join the latest health craze?
US consumers spend $53 billion a year on anti-aging products. For all that money, what kinds of results do consumers get? And how safe are the products available?
While you may think it’s not such a big deal to eat a late dinner, according to new research, it could be taking a significant toll on your waistline.
Back in the 50s, public schools dissuaded students from experimenting with marijuana by saying it caused insanity. Are such reports a continuation of the anti-marijuana hype, or is there some validity to them?
Daily, low-dose aspirin is unlikely to be helpful in protecting you from any of the disabilities associated with aging, but it will always cause internal bleeding.
You might be noticing that your allergies are worse than usual lately. If that’s the case, you are hardly alone. New research suggests that hay fever has been increasing in recent years.
Does Oil Pulling Detox The Body? I think the first time I became aware of oil pulling was back in 2004, when people began writing into the Foundation asking what I thought of the technique. Suddenly, this "ancient" technique was the latest in "detoxing" protocols...
If you are always looking for ways to improve your diet, you might want to give celery some serious consideration. April is National Fresh Celery Month, and we think this is a very worthwhile celebration.
New research suggests that, despite its health benefits, you need to keep an eye on the temperature of your tea because drinking it piping hot could be doing damage to your esophagus.
While there is no guarantee that we won’t experience cognitive decline, there are steps we can take that will reduce its likelihood. New research now suggests that one form of brain protection could come from mushrooms.
Did your doctor advise you (or even strong-arm you) to get a pneumonia vaccine? It’s more effective than flu shots, it’s harmless, and plus, one dose lasts forever. Right? Or is there another side to the story?
Wearing a face mask protects you from inhaling allergens and otherwise work as a shield against spreading and contracting flu and other infectious diseases. So, should you run to the drug store and buy a pack of 100 to protect yourself from all the sniffling people around you?
A new study found that both the people who show gratitude to those around them at work and the colleagues receiving that gratitude have better physical and mental health.
Good news! It is not too late for you to begin exercising, even if you are well into middle age. New research suggests that you can live a longer life as long as you eventually become active.
Lots of people like to blame their families for every negative aspect of their health. However, new research suggests we can’t play the blame game when it comes to our lifespan, because it actually has little to do with our genes.
In the middle of a rheumatoid arthritis flare up, victims want immediate relief. That’s when Emu oil may be of use. Find out how it can help!
Instead of peaking in February, the incidence of flu this year is still climbing. Even worse, having had the flu once this year may not protect you from getting it again as it has changed strains.
If you consider yourself to be a pretty good housekeeper, then you probably focus on cleaning your bathroom. But there is one part of the bathroom that you likely never think to clean, and according to new research, it may be literally raining germs on you.
Losing weight isn’t easy. However, according to new research, you might be able to achieve your weight loss goals using this method for just 15 minutes a day.
If you’re a woman, even if you’ve never been diagnosed with sleep apnea, your snoring could be unhealthy. In fact, new research suggests it could be problematic for your heart.