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Real Health Fall 2006

Real Health Fall 2006

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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Strength, Courage, & Wisdom: India.Arie has been called everything in the book: Self-righteous. A head wrap-wearing phony. Oprah with a guitar.

India.Arie has been called everything in the book: Self-righteous. A head wrap-wearing phony. Oprah with a guitar. 

Inside the Issue

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The 4-1-1 On Pot

How to talk to your kids about marijuana use

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Sets and Violence

Television and video game violence can make children more likely to fight, smoke and have sex at an early age.

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Her First Gyno Visit

A girl should start going in her early teens

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Are Vitamins Better Than Veggies? The best way to get your daily nutrients

The best way to get your daily nutrients

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I (Heart) My Health

Black women are 72% more likely to have heart disease than white women.

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HIV News

25th anniversary in June, news reports confirmed its genealogy, updated today’s treatments and raised hopes for tomorrow

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The 20-Minute Morning Workout

Before taking in that balanced breakfast and multivitamin, try this equipment-free series of exercises.

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Ed Letter-Fall 2006

An SOS for Health

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Letters To The Editor-Fall 2006

I found Kai Wright’s “From Night Into Day” (Summer 2006) about HIV and men released from prison to be sad yet timely and informative.

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Extreme Makeover: Kitchen Edition - For a healthier household, give your fridge a fresh look

For a healthier household, give your fridge a fresh look.

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Ask The Sexpert

Gail Wyatt, PhD, director of the sexual-health program and associate director of the AIDS Institute at UCLA, assists us between the sheets.

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HRT And Breast Cancer

Taking hormone replacement therapy (HRT) increases breast cancer risk.

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Diabetics Do It Too

Physicians typically tell diabetic patients to eat right and watch their sugar intake.

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A Look At The Walking Wounded

Most often associated with veterans, PTSD is increasingly prevalent in our communities, as residents struggle to cope with violence .

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Pound By Pound

After a family health scare, Kellyann D. Williams chose to reexamine her own lifestyle.

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Gone With The Wind

What happens to black people when there are a few black doctors? New Orleans residents find out.

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Holding Up The Banner

Think HIV is more prevalent up North? Think twice. States below the Mason-Dixon Line make up the disease’s new epicenter.

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Whole Grains 101

By now, we know that whole grains are good for us—but how many of us know what they are, how to choose them and how to cook them?

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