Real Health Summer 2017

Real Health Summer 2017

In every issue of Real Health, you’ll find the hottest topics of interest to our readers along with cutting-edge health information.

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Slipping Punches with Floyd Mayweather

The hit Floyd Mayweather never wanted to take

The Right Stuff: Yoga and HIV

Why yoga belongs in your HIV treatment plan

Freeze-dried acaii berries in wooden bowl

Health vs. Hype: The Superfoods Controversy

The superfoods controversy

The Long & Short of It

The remarkable ability of our natural curls, coils and kinks to stretch to great lengths

Stuff We Love – Summer 2017

A roundup of the latest must-have finds for hair, skin, health, beauty and more. These products are worth every cent.

From The Editor

Kate Ferguson

Executive Orders

Maybe a medical commission to determine whether a POTUS is mentally competent isn’t so bad after all.

Health News

Making Babies

The benefits and harms of genetically modifying humans

Positive Results

A small HIV vaccine study yields interesting findings.

Sex, Power and Control

How PrEP can help women of color reduce their risk of HIV

Perspiration Problems

Wearable sensors to test sweat

Exposed to Hepatitis C

What to do next

Hot-Water Horror

Should you be worried about brain-eating amoebas?

Fast-Sex Apps

Is there a cost to hooking up via smartphones?

male and female gender symbols

Ask Doctor Dee

Dorothy Horton, PsyD, answers your questions in her latest Ask Doctor Dee column.

Keep It Fresh

A handy guide to green groceries

Sweet Disguises

Hidden sugars in food

Power Punches

Is water infused with fruits, veggies or herbs healthier?

Harm Reduction

Why you should keep active whenever possible

A Prescription for Mental Health

Exercise can help relieve depression, anxiety and more.


The Power of Love

Satisfaction in romantic relationships can boost our physical and mental well-being.

Chasing a Feeling

How one man kicked the habit

The Expert Says – Summer 2017

Scientists are learning more about how intense feelings of deep affection can help boost your health in the ways below:


Hot topics