Summer 2012

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Game Changer
When Magic Johnson told the world he was HIV positive, his disclosure changed the way the public perceived those living with the virus—for the better. Now, more than 20 years later, he’s still changing minds and winning hearts.

Conversation Starter
When people gather around the colorful AIDS Memorial Quilt, the striking visual is usually enough to get them talking about loved ones they lost to the virus. 

Garden Variety
A delicious salad can be low in bad fats and calories and high in nutrition—but only if you choose the right greens and garnishes.

Textured Tresses
Hair type issues: What’s the best way to care for your waves, curls, coils and kinks?

Stuff We Love—Summer 2012
A roundup of the latest, must-have finds for hair, skin, health and beauty, these products are worth every cent. 

You're the One!
Learn to love everything about you.

Lost and Found
Kaleb J. Hill launched a health and wellness company after he shed pounds and gained a new positive perspective on life.

The Expert Says
People only treat you as well as you treat yourself, so it’s important to remember what qualities you love about you, says life coach Tia Brown.

Not Just a Potency Problem
What happens—or doesn’t happen—in bed can sometimes be much more than a sexual issue.

Ask the Sexpert
Sexologist Rachael L. Ross, MD, PhD, a.k.a. Dr. Rachael answers your questions.

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Time to Check Our Children's Health
Diabetes, heart disease, hypertension: Why do so many kids suffer from middle-age illnesses?

New Twist on HIV Prevention
Can taking HIV meds keep positive people from transmitting the virus?

Pills Count
HIV meds treat more than the virus.

The ABCs of Vitamins and HCV
A vitamin a day won’t always keep the doctor away—especially if you have hep C.

Read This Before You Hit the Mats
Yoga can be good, but you must observe certain rules.

Take It Personally
Medical screenings can find problems before they start, but which tests are right for you?

Senior Benefits
Exercise can be a fountain of youth that keeps older bodies and minds fit.

Give Your Regular Workout the Boot!
Do military-inspired fitness routines offer you the right stuff?

Breakfast Treats
Can waking up to dessert help you lose weight? 

You Got Served!
Do you know how many calories your portion contains?

Fish Tales
Does the fear of contaminated seafood leave a bad taste in your mouth? 

Editor's Letter—Summer 2012
When I first heard that the XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012) would be held in the United States for the first time in 20 years, it took me back in time.

In this video Hannah, who is featured in the summer 2015 issue of Real Health, talks about her diagnosis with the hair-pulling disorder trichotillomania.


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