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AHJ Staff Member - Rob Huntley


Rob Huntley

Rob Huntley

Rob is a staff writer for IH specializing in men's health, brain health, and diabetes. His favorite pasttime is cycling.
Rob Huntley is a Los Angeles-based writer who is recognized for his work in journalism and community service. He is an avid cyclist and regular participant in Critical Mass, the noncommercial monthly bicycling event, which has spread to more than 400 cities worldwide. He frequently travels internationally to compete in cycling events. His work has appeared in newspapers and magazines throughout the world, and he's recently launched Greenstreet, a grassroots project to plant trees in urban settings and educate businesses about global climate change. Rob's interests also include politics and he enjoys cooking and writing about men's health issues.


Articles


Are You at Risk for a Stroke?

Are you at risk for a stroke? It seems like a simple enough question – but the answer may elude you! If you have already suffered from a stroke,...



A Mighty Memory

Have you ever forgotten where you put your keys? Or headed to the kitchen to get something and once you arrived forgot what you came to get? Or...



A Look into the Link between Obesity and Diabetes

Diabetes has been on the rise lately - along with the average weight of Americans. According to the American Diabetes Association, there are...



Avoid Type-2 Diabetes: Eat Like a Caveman


Are you at risk for developing type-2 diabetes? Type-2 diabetes, also known as late-onset diabetes, usually develops in people over 40. And,...

And You Thought Marijuana Was Bad? Check Out this New Way to Get High (or, Dead)


OK, we all know the debate on marijuana – whether it should be legal, for medical purposes or just altogether. The opponents of legalization...



Who Smokes the Most Marijuana?


If you had to guess, who would you say smokes the most marijuana? I mean, in terms of volume and location around the world? If I had to guess,...

A New Argument for Same-Sex Marriage


Where do you stand on same-sex marriage? The trend seems to be moving in the direction in favor of legalizing marriage between two men or two...

Why the FDA Pulled the HCG Diet from Store Shelves


Have you tried the HCG diet yet?  If so, how successful were you at losing weight, and keeping it off?

Alcoholism and the Holidays


With everyone talking about what a joyous season this is surround the holidays; it can be hard to imagine that this can be the hardest time of...

The Use of Soy in Prison Meals: Is It Cruel and Unusual Punishment?


Unbeknownst to some people, certain "health" foods have the potential to do much harm than good.  Case in point: Soy. As one of the most popular...

And the Tables Turn Again: New Study Shows No Link between Cell Phones and Cancer


In what seems like the hundredth report that has studied the link between cell phone use and cancer, a new study that describes itself as the...

Medical Apartheid: Who is Getting Better Medical Treatment?


Despite many advancements in racial congregation, it seems that the African-American community is still facing inequality in the most dangerous...

How the Economic Crisis is Harming Your Health


The economic crisis that began developing over a decade ago has had a huge impact on America.  Jobs have been lost. Businesses - both small and...

A New Threat to Big Pharma: The Path to Least Treatment


With so many different treatments, pills and surgeries available, how can you figure out when something is more than you need?  Today's doctors...

Medicare Cited For Enabling Prescription Drug Abuse


Have you ever known someone who sold their extra oxycodone or Vicodin pills to fellow coworkers to make a quick buck?  Maybe you know someone...

Marijuana, Chemo and Breast Cancer


Marijuana might just be the American public's worst kept secret, with so many people smoking it either behind closed doors or on the way to see...

Big Tobacco Knew Particles in Cigarette Smoke Caused Cancer but Kept Mum


In yet another controversy involving big tobacco companies that have been plagued by a recent string of scandals, a team of researchers have...

How the FDA Pulls the Wool Over Your Eyes When it Comes to Prescription Drugs


Even in today's jaded society, there are still many American adults who believe the government is looking after them.  Take the way the public...

What Do Hot Dogs and Cigarettes Have in Common? Equal Danger to Your Health


Hot dogs, baseball, and apple pie.  What could be more American than that?  But if you tend to enjoy a hotdog (or two) while watching your...

New Report Shows Cancer and 9/11 Exposure are Not Related


As firefighters, policeman, and ordinary citizens first walked through the rubble of the World Trade Center after the September 11, 2001 terrorist...

Men: What Common Household Plastics Could Be Robbing YOU of Your Masculinity?


Calling all men! Could a chemical found in many common household items be undermining your masculinity and sex appeal? A new study on laboratory...

Dr. Burzynski, The Movie: Shocking Documentary Reveals the Great Cancer Hoax


You probably didn't see it on a movie poster outside your local theater or watch the trailer on TV. But recently a groundbreaking movie was...

Eating Disorders and Men: Who is at Risk the Most?


This month, we’re focusing on men’s health. And while anorexia and other eating disorders are traditionally thought of as a “female condition,”...

Trouble Sleeping? It May be Due to this Hidden Culprit


Trouble falling asleep. Waking in the middle of the night multiple times. Not being able to fall back asleep easily. Do any of these sound...

NASA Study: Omega-3s Prevent Dangerous Bone Loss


Bone loss is one of the many health risks that astronauts and space travelers risk, but it affects millions of people on earth as well. Bones grow...

What You Need to Know About Enlarged Prostate (BPH)


If you’re an aging male, you’re certainly no stranger to the term “enlarged prostate.” But, while you may have heard the term an endless amount of...

New Study: Stroke Damage May Be Reduced with Resveratrol


The John Hopkins University Research Department has conducted a study that has come up with some amazing conclusions when it comes to a little...

The Research Doesn’t Lie: Boost Your Heart Health with Omega-3s


There has been so much talk in the past few years about the differences between saturated fats and Omega-3s and how each one affects our overall...

Over 50? Boost Your Energy and Performance with this Secret Ingredient


Sure, we’ve all heard of how antioxidants are good for all of us, but the specifics are often not described in detail. In a recent study from the...

The Link between Weight and Diabetes


According to the American Diabetes Association, there are nearly 21 million people in the United States alone who have been diagnosed with...

New Research Suggests Vitamin Combo May Significantly Delay Aging


In the future, showing your age might become optional! A striking new Canadian study shows that it is possible that a complex cocktail of...

New Study: Omega-3s Boost Lung Function during Sporting Activities


We’ve all heard of the wonders for our health of Omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3s have been toted for diminishing depression symptoms, aiding in...

Breaking Research: Omega-3 DHA Kills Cancer Cells


According to new research, Omega-3 DHA may be instrumental in helping to treat many childhood and adult carcinomas, such as colon, breast,...

New Research Suggests Low Carb Regimen Reduces Risk of Hypertension


Take a look at this win-win approach to your health: follow a low carb regimen, and you’ll not only reduce your waistline, but you’ll also reduce...

Low in Vitamin D? You May Be Putting Your Heart at Risk


The body needs various vitamins and minerals to effectively function. Most people know about the various vitamins they need daily, yet one of the...

Surprising Ways to Boost Your Libido


Is your sex life is going downhill?  Has your libido hit the rocks?  Have you tried sexual enhancement drugs, workshops, retreats, all to no...

Stressed on the Job? It’s Upping Your Diabetes Risk


For most people, stress on the job is seemingly unavoidable. Whether you have a high-profile position at a Fortune 500 company, or are an employee...

New Research is In: Overweight Men Die Younger


It seems old news by now that obesity and even being overweight can lead to a whole host of health problems. But new research is taking that area...

Must-Have Medical Tests for Men


When was the last time you visited the doctor’s office? A year ago? Three? Five? If you’re a guy, you might be surprised at the many important...

Diabetes: 5 Foods that Harm Your Health


Diabetes is a health condition that can be greatly affected by your diet. Whether you’re at risk for developing type-2 diabetes or have been...

Is a Cure for MS Right Around the Corner?


Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a degenerative disease that affects hundreds of thousands of people each year and to date there is still no cure. While...

New Study Shows Acai Promotes Healthy HDL


You’ve heard of the super-powers of the açai berry – especially as an antioxidant and anti-aging agent. But now a new study shows that acai’s...

Are You At Risk for Type-2 Diabetes?


Type-2 diabetes, the most common form of diabetes, is a health condition in which the body fails to produce enough insulin, a substance that aids...

Be a Java Junkie: New Study Reveals Coffee May Prevent Deadly Prostate Cancer


Coffee is just another part of the morning routine for many, both men and women alike. For many of us it is hard to imagine starting the day...

New Study: DASH Regimen Linked to Lower Blood Pressure


February is National Heart Month!

High blood pressure is a serious condition that affects millions of people in this country. Whether due to...

The Surprising Link Between Constipation and Parkinson's


mature couple hugging on sofa woman show concernIn a recent study, conducted at the world famous Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, researchers have found what they believe to be a link...

Natural Remedies for Enhanced Sexual Health


Since ancient ages, men (and women) have been on the lookout for ways to improve their virility. Sexual health is an important aspect of our lives...

New Research Links Antioxidant to Slowed Parkinson’s Decline


There may be a new hope on the horizon for those with Parkinson’s disease. This is exciting news that many people hope will improve the treatment...

The Myth is True: If You Want to Get Smarter, Eat More Fish


You might have thought that your “general intelligence level” was predetermined, based on such measures as your IQ. Well, that’s simply not true....

Attention Men: Beware of Hidden Threats to Your Testosterone


To balance or not to balance; that is the question. Well, maybe not to Shakespeare, but for men seeking ultimate health and optimizing their...

Why Science Backs Natural Arthritis Remedies


Arthritis in any form is a painful disease. Despite extensive research being done, there are no real “cures” for arthritis yet.  However, there...

Practice "Safe" Sex: Precautions and Side Effects Associated with Using Yohimbe


If you suffer from erectile dysfunction or certain depression you may have already heard of Yohimbe. Yohimbe is an evergreen tree that grows...

New Study Indicates Bilberries Boost Heart Health


When it comes to your health, your heart is often top of mind – especially as you age. And not just for men, either! Men and women alike need to...

Anti-Age Your Brain: Feed it the Mediterranean Diet


You’ve probably heard of the “Mediterranean Diet” and its ever-growing list of health benefits, including a reduced risk for metabolic syndrome,...

Is Someone You Love Becoming More Forgetful?


Do you constantly ask yourself, “Did I forget something?  I know I did.”  Or do you know someone who frequently says "Oh dear, I'm having another...

6 Natural Testosterone Boosters to Improve Your Performance


Few can claim the hormonal star power for which testosterone is known. In the endocrinology world, testosterone is like Rambo; a big name, high...

Need a Memory Boost? Try This Secret Tactic, and Lose Weight at the Same Time!


As you get older, you might expect one of the “symptoms” of aging to be memory loss. You might chalk this up to the aging process and figure...

Familiar with BCAA? Find Out Why It's an Athlete's Best Friend


Overtraining is a serious issue that is now getting a lot of attention. Failure to monitor your bodily responses during heavy exercise programs...

A Guy’s Top Fears of Going to the Doctor


Are you (or do you know) a guy that has a fear of going to the doctor? You may have no good justification for this fear, or you may be absolutely...

The 7 Best Supplements for Men’s Health


In addition to a well-rounded diet, a healthy lifestyle, and plenty of exercise, what else can men do to be as healthy as possible? We've...

How to Stop Prostate Cancer: New Study Reveals the Power of Pomegranate Juice


Prostate health is on the minds of many men these days, especially considering prostate cancer is the most common cancer, other than skin cancers,...

The Dangers of Becoming Insulin Resistant


In our "Under the Microscope" series, we're presenting you with some heavy-duty scientific articles about recent discoveries in alternative...

The Natural Magic Inside Your Brain: Getting to Know Dopamine and Serotonin


In our "Under the Microscope" series, we're presenting you with some heavy-duty scientific articles about recent discoveries in alternative...

Why They're Calling Watermelon the New Natural Viagra


Erectile Dysfunction (ED) affects approximately 18 million men. There are many causes of ED and while the options for battling ED have...

How Your Job and Education May Help Ward Off Dementia


If your years in college were more than just an excuse to party, than you may have done more for yourself than you know – in terms of your health....

Tap into the Dormant Side of your Brain to Ward off Dementia


Are you a right- or left-brainer? According to science, knowing the answer to that question can have an impact on preventing dementia and even...

A Guy’s Top Fears of Going to the Doctor


Are you (or do you know) a guy that has a fear of going to the doctor? You may have no good justification for this fear, or you may be absolutely...

7 Healthy Habits Every Man Needs to Know


In today’s world of quick-paced lives, 60-hour work weeks and bumper-to-bumper traffic, there is little time left to even think about being...

E.D. in Diabetics Increases Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

Do you or someone you know suffer from both diabetes and Erectile Dysfunction (ED)? If so, you may have even one more health threat to worry about...



Recent Study Shows Vitamin D Keeps Men's Hearts Healthy

Are you getting enough vitamin D? If you’re a guy, and you’re not getting enough of this essential vitamin you may be putting your health at risk,...



Epilepsy 101

Do you suffer from epilepsy, or know someone who does? If so, you know the impact it can have on your life, and the lives of those around you. But...



Study Questioned on Accuracy of Cow's Milk Linked to Diabetes

Experts are questioning the accuracy of a new study that was done on the link of early consumption of cow’s milk and an increased risk in...



How to Beat and Treat Jock Itch

Are you physically active? Perhaps you regularly go to the gym, or take long walks or runs with your dog. Maybe you even belong to a sports league...



Warning! Foot Gel Found to Increase the Risk of Cancer and Death

Do you suffer from diabetes? If so, you know how much it can complicate your life. And now, unfortunately, you may have one more thing to worry...



What You Need to Know About Testicular Cancer

Lance Armstrong riding a race bike on the roadDo you know who Lance Armstrong is? If you don’t know him from his track record as an athlete and seven-time Tour de France winner (the most...



Memory: Use it or Lose it!

Do you feel like your memory is not as sharp as it used to be? Perhaps you find yourself forgetting the little things, like where you set your car...



Managing and Minimizing Migraines

You probably have experienced a headache at some time in your life, whether the cause was getting knocked in the head or one too many cocktails...