Real Health Fall 2016

Real Health Fall 2016

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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Game of Life: B. Smith and Dan Gasby Deal with Alzheimer’s Disease

After restaurateur B. Smith was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, she and her husband, Dan Gasby, chose to play the hand fate dealt them.

Symptoms Checker

How do you know when a loved one has Alzheimer’s?

Life Is Sweet: Are Alternative Sweeteners Safe?

The side effects of alternative sweeteners continue to cause concern.

Sweets Listing

A look at some common sugar substitutes

Special Needs: Dispelling Stigma Surrounding Austism

For children with autism and their families, the key to dispelling discrimination and stigma is advocacy.

Subtle Differences

Looks don’t define autism, behaviors do.

The Recommended Daily Allowance

Can popping hair supplements boost the health of your tresses?

Tress-Essential Elements

Top 5 nutrients for healthy hair

Stuff We Love - Fall 2016

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

Unhealthy Numbers

In a number of these detention centers, immigrants are routinely denied access to adequate medical care, legal counsel and family contact.

Health News

Conflicts in Care

Must doctors choose between their patients in prison and the employers who pay them?

HIV Positive and Need Life Insurance?

Here’s good news: Companies are reconsidering their previous stance.

HIV and Dementia

What is the connection?

Digital Trends

A ton of studies focus on the dark side of gaming, but it can also benefit mental health and build social skills.

Sneak Attack

How hep C can wreck havoc on our bodies

Microbes and Mental Health

Can germs cause psychological illnesses, such as depression?

Here’s the Light Menu

Brighter environments may motivate you to order healthier food.

Satisfying Food Cravings

Try this when you want that.

Live Long, Age Well

How eating roughage can help

How Baby Got Back

Want the secret to getting a bigger, shapelier boo-tay? Read on.

Wet Routines

Aquatic workouts strengthen muscles while soothing joint pain.

Time Out

Hormonal contraceptives can limit the number of periods you have.

Ask Doctor Dee - Fall 2016

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


Chasing Perfection

Don’t let your dreams become a nightmare.

It’s Perfectly OK

No one can consistently be everything to everyone.

The Expert Says - Fall 2016

When does having high standards become a bad thing?


Hot topics

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