Newsletter Archive – 2018

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!

Vitamin D Deficiency Plagues Adults Over 50

Vitamin D Deficiency Plagues Adults Over 50

Vitamin D deficiency is widespread even among older adults living in tropical climates, and the negative effects of deficiency can be both life threatening and more pronounced in the elderly.

Going Bald, Men and Women

Going Bald, Men and Women

To reduce hair loss, maintaining proper ratios of Omega-6 to Omega-3 fatty acids is important. The proper ratio helps control both systemic inflammation and insulin resistance, which can both play a role in hair loss.

Pomegranate Fights Cancer

Pomegranate Fights Cancer

A study published in Cancer Prevention Research found 10 phytochemicals in pomegranates that seem to inhibit the growth of estrogen-responsive breast tumors.

The Health Risk of Meat Diets Confirmed

The Health Risk of Meat Diets Confirmed

People who eat processed meats like bacon, sausage, and deli meats have a 42% higher risk of getting heart disease and a 19% higher risk of getting Type 2 diabetes.

Snoring’s Health Dangers

Snoring’s Health Dangers

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.

The Loneliness Virus

The Loneliness Virus

A study has found that the closer a subject is to a lonely person, the greater the likelihood that the subject also will become lonely.

Hard Plastic Water Bottles Not Safer

Hard Plastic Water Bottles Not Safer

It seems that polycarbonate containers tend to leach the chemical bisphenol-A (BPA), an estrogen-mimic that has been linked to cancer, Alzheimer’s, Down syndrome, and reproductive problems.

IBD is Much More Common

IBD is Much More Common

New research suggests that inflammatory bowel disease affects triple the number of people as was previously estimated and puts them at risk of colorectal cancer.

COVID-19: February and March Will Be Horrible

COVID-19: February and March Will Be Horrible

The first official death from COVID-19 was announced by President Trump on the last day of February 2020.  Although we now know that people in the United States were actually dying weeks if not several months earlier, official record keeping of COVID deaths did not...

New Year’s Resolutions Already Broken

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.

Live by the Coast for Mental Health

Live by the Coast for Mental Health

New research suggests that seaside living may lower the risk of developing anxiety, depression, and other psychological issues.

You Make a Better First Impression Than You Realize

You Make a Better First Impression Than You Realize

Even the most confident of us occasionally feel awkward in social situations, especially meeting people for the first time. But new research suggests you probably made a better impression than you think.

The COVID Vaccines and What They Mean

The COVID Vaccines and What They Mean

The COVID vaccines have finally started to arrive; distribution is imminent. How do they work? Are they safe? Are they really game changers?

Blame Your Brain if You Procrastinate

Blame Your Brain if You Procrastinate

Do you put off tasks till the last minute? Don’t fret, there is new research that suggests some of us are simply hard-wired to be procrastinators. Learn how to overcome procrastination!

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