Real Health Fall 2018

Real Health Fall 2018

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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Superheroes Who Look Like Us

The awesome mental health powers of comic book champions of color

A Taste of Chocolate

Just one ounce each day of this bittersweet treat is enough to reap health benefits.

Troublesome Challenges Persist

Why aren’t the very young people whom Truvada as pre-exposure prophylaxis would help the most using this HIV prevention pill?

Kitchen Prep

Forget store-bought stuff for your mane, just make your own hair treatments!

Stuff We Love – Fall 2018

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

Editor’s Letter

Kate Ferguson

We Need Healing Now

Racism is negatively affecting the overall health of Black people.

Health News

State of Mind

Is there an inherent connection between mass shootings and mental health?

Heart to Heart

Gender differences and HIV

A No-Brainer

If you test positive for HIV, start therapy ASAP.

Here’s an Earful

If you’re at risk for diabetes or already have the illness, get your hearing checked.

Cocktails Prompt Complications

How does drinking affect people living with hepatitis C?

Prostate Cancer News

Talk to your doc before ruling out screening.

Child’s Play

How much exercise do kids really need?

Don’t Move a Muscle

Believe it or not, this exercise principle works.

Strange Vibrations

Theories abound about unexplained buzzing in the pelvis.

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Ask Doctor Dee

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

Still Unsure About Soy?

Here’s what we know about this versatile, nutrient-rich plant food.

Good Eggs

Buy, handle, store and cook this nutritious food safely.

Soothe the Burn

What you eat can help reduce symptoms of acid reflux.


Rising to the Challenge

Ways to deal more positively with life-changing events—good or bad

The Experts Say – Fall 2018

Mental health professionals offer some effective ways to handle life’s transitions.

The Good in Goodbye

Sometimes your spouse’s choices have nothing to do with you.


Hair Survey


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