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Real Health Fall 2011

Real Health Fall 2011

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

Features

Part of the Solution: That’s what CSI: NY regular Hill Harper became when he committed himself to work as an HIV activist.

That’s what CSI: NY regular Hill Harper became when he committed himself to work as an HIV activist.

Inside the Issue

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Simmer Down!

Your kitchen is the heart of your home, the gathering place for your family, the scene of countless chaotic breakfasts...

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Crisis Management

Sickle-cell anemia remains more common among people of African ancestry, but science has made strides in treating this blood-borne disease.

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Let’s Keep It Real Healthy! It’s fun to experiment with wigs and other add-ons, but don’t forget to care for your own tresses while you try different faux-hair styles.

It’s fun to experiment with wigs and other add-ons, but don’t forget to care for your own tresses while you try different faux-hair styles.

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Hair Rules Hair Health Quiz

How much do you know about protecting your hairline from damage?

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Stuff We Love—Fall 2011

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

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Don’t Worry, Be Happy: This may seem simplistic, but mental wellness experts agree it is sound advice.

This may seem simplistic, but mental wellness experts agree it is sound advice.

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In Your Own Hands

While she searched for the magic key to joyfulness, Robin H-C, learned the only person who stopped her from feeling good was herself.

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The Expert Says

Everybody wants to be happy, says Manhattan-based psychotherapist Mary Pender Greene, LCSW-R, but people must learn what happiness really mean...

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Illustrating a Point

Sure tattoos are fun and trendy, but they’re also a hepatitis C health risk.

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A WORTHwhile Cause

Fighting for women in-and after-prison

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Off the Beaten Track

What to try if you’re sick and tired of traditional healing methods

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Oh, Happy Day!

This community-based intervention program can help depressed elderly blacks “beat the blues.”

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Cold Comfort

’Tis tissue season, but that doesn’t mean you have to catch a nasty cold.

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Feeding Frenzy

Is that hunger pang a message from your stomach or your brain?

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Constant Cravings?

Avoid unhealthy binges by understanding why you desire certain foods.

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In the Raw

What’s cooking? Nothing!

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How to Get a Hot Home Body

Forget hefty gym fees, yearlong contracts and lines for machines-you can get a great workout at home.

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Don’t Kid Around

Protect your children from sports injuries and avoid health risks.

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Size Matters

Docs aren’t addressing obese women’s sex lives.

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Ask the Sexpert

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

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Editor’s Letter—Fall 2011

Kid Stuff

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