Newsletter Archive - 2013

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!

  • 8/24/2013
    Out the thousands and thousands of questions we've received over the last year, I've selected some that I think might be most interesting to share.
  • Benefits of Probiotics for a Healthy Immune System
    Don’t chase after gimmicks. If you decide to eat things like probiotic enhanced cereals, cookies, or candy, do it because you like the taste, not because you believe it will provide any benefit.
  • MERS, The New Coronavirus
    There may be something coming in the fall that could change the equation regarding MERS (MIddle East Respiratory Virus).
  • Skin Health
    In our last newsletter, we explored the anatomy of the skin. In this issue, we'll discuss its physiology…and more particularly, some of the diseases and problems commonly associated with it.
  • skin anatomy & Skin health
    Your skin is more than just a shrink wrap designed to cover your body. It is a major organ of transportation. It is your first line of defense And it serves as a canary in the coal mine. Let's first explore skin anatomy...
  • 6/15/2013
    If you believe the World Health Organization, H7N9 and MERS are "a threat to the entire world." In truth, every few years, we have another "end of the world" pandemic scare.
  • Hospital Safety
    Just because hospitals are sometimes necessary doesn't mean that they are ever completely safe. Know the risks and protect yourself as best you can.
  • Dangers of Calcium Supplements
    Although researchers are not exactly sure how it does it, ever mounting data indicates that high calcium intake increases the risk heart attacks and death.
  • How to Prevent Alzheimer's Disease
    It's been almost seven years since I devoted a newsletter to Alzheimer's disease (AD). During that time, researchers have learned a great deal--most of which confirms what I proposed back then.
  • 3/23/2013
    A recent study suggests that we might be genetically encoded to have heart disease as we age. But the truth may be more complicated than that.
  • 3/9/2013
    Despite what the medical community may feel about the practice, fasting is one of the cornerstones of many alternative health programs.
  • 2/23/2013
    This newsletter focuses on those aspects of skeletal anatomy that will make clear how you can optimize bone health.
  • 2/9/2013
    We conclude our series on the anatomy and physiology of human muscle by looking at how exercise builds muscle, and armed with this understanding, you will be better able to evaluate the countless exercise routines that are available to determine which one works best for you.
  • Human Anatomy Muscles
    In this newsletter, we continue our examination of the human muscle system by exploring both the physics of muscle movement and the code that underpins muscle anatomy.
  • Supplements That Build Muscle
    Exploring your muscles and bones is far more interesting than it first appears -- and properly taking care of them, far more involved than you might believe.