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Jacqueline Jones

Jackson, Tennessee
I'm a health advocate, author, and speaker. My passion is teaching you how personal choices and public policies can reduce health care costs and other expenses for people, businesses, and governments.
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Put “Citizens in Charge” to Reduce Health Costs by Jacqueline Jones Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Forget my last post on health care reform. Since then I’ve seen the light. The editor of another site has developed the best plan I’ve seen yet. Every plan presented in C ... Read on »
Chronically Ill Unite to Blog About Health Issues by Jacqueline Jones Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living 9/9/09 – SBWIRE – SAN DIEGO — Who would guess that nearly half of the U.S. population lives with a chronic illness? But according to a study by the Robert Wood Johnson Found ... Read on »
Angry No More (Update) by Jacqueline Jones Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Update to a post that first appeared on 8/26/07. The last update appeared on 2/3/09. Anger drove my life for almost 20 years. The cause: trying to find help for a chronic ... Read on »
Let’s Grow Up and Pass Health Care Reform by Jacqueline Jones Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Try to picture the American economy permanently stuck in the same place it is right now or in worse condition. That’s what could happen if extremists on either side of the h ... Read on »
Time to Get Real About Health Care Reform by Jacqueline Jones Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The health care debate has taken a step in the right direction. Democrats and Republicans have agreed to actually talk with each other for the first time in years. If we can ... Read on »
Natural Care Reduces Health Care Costs by Jacqueline Jones Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Though House Bill 3200 is a giant step in the right direction for American health care reform, those who oppose it have a valid point. It’s focus on improving access to main ... Read on »
No More Weekly Updates by Jacqueline Jones Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This blog will no longer feature weekly posts, and I will no longer participate in the HealthBloggers Network at Wellsphere. I need to focus more on caring for my parents an ... Read on »
Taking a Break by Jacqueline Jones Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I’m taking a break for the next two weeks. Until then, enjoy past posts and the references on this site. —- Jacqueline L. Jones is author of Unmasking a Diagnosis: How ... Read on »
Wanted: Guest Bloggers Who Understand Chronic Illness by Jacqueline Jones Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Would you like to publish a guest post on this blog? Click the “Contact” button at the top of any page to submit your idea. I’m looking for stories about: how public po ... Read on »
Faith, Persistence Triumph Over Ignorance of Detractors by Jacqueline Jones Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living In the book Doctors: Bound by Secrecy? Victims: Bound by Pain!, Karen Steward shares the painful journey to find help for her daughter, Melissa. You can find inspiration in ... Read on »
Fear Mongers Won’t Stop Health Care Reform by Jacqueline Jones Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living They’re at it again. The fear mongers who have few positive ideas to contribute to the debate are rounding up a posse to take shots at the health care reform train. The inte ... Read on »
Health Care Reform Train Moves Forward by Jacqueline Jones Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living With several key announcements this week, the words and actions of President Barack Obama show he understands the economy will never recover without health care reform. He a ... Read on »
A ‘NEWSTART’ Can Reduce Chronic Illness Rate, Cost by Jacqueline Jones Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living If you’re looking for a way to reduce health care costs, most health professionals of any discipline will tell you to change your diet, cut your calorie intake, or walk each ... Read on »
Research Supports Benefits of Nutritional Supplements by Jacqueline Jones Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living After a few days of mulling over last week’s post on dietary supplements, I realized I didn’t include enough information to back my claims. I assumed a level of understandin ... Read on »
Supplement Effects More Positive Than Reported by Jacqueline Jones Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Updated 2/13/09 As a former student of biochemistry who maintains an interest in the field, and as a person who’s seen and experienced the benefits of dietary supplements ... Read on »
Bredesen Should be HHS Secretary - CORRECTED by Jacqueline Jones Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Updated 2/ 11/09 The rumor mill is circulating with possible names for the new Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). Among those names is Tennessee’s Democratic g ... Read on »
Daschle Withdrawal Won’t Stop Health Reform by Jacqueline Jones Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Tom Daschle’s withdrawal from the process to become Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) won’t stop the health care reform train. That train left the station long be ... Read on »
Health Central Buys Wellsphere - CORRECTED by Jacqueline Jones Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The first version of this post incorrectly identified Chris Schroeder as the current chairman of the Online Publishers Association. He is a past chairman. Last week Healt ... Read on »
I Actually Won Something! by Jacqueline Jones Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Today I received notice that this blog placed 29th in the 2008 People’s HealthBlogger Awards. The real shock was that I won Best of Category for the Healthy Living Community ... Read on »
Angry No More by Jacqueline Jones Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Update to a post that first appeared on this blog on 8/26/07 I’ve spent most of the last 20 years in a rage. The cause: trying to find help for a chronic illness, a di ... Read on »