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Real Health Spring 2006

Real Health Spring 2006

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

Features

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Losing to Win

The Biggest Loser’s Pete Thomas and his wife, Pam, reveal the tips behind their 255-pound weight loss (and his $100,000 prize).

Inside the Issue

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Bird Flu Hasn’t Landed—Yet

What you need to know about pandemic hype

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Black Medical Pioneers

They changed health care around the world

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Herbs & Medicine

To avoid dangerous interactions, talk to your doctor.

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Has your sister had breast cancer?

If so, the Sister Study wants you!

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HIV News - Spring 2006

There’s no cure for HIV yet. But there is good news.

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A Pain-Relief Primer

When aches don’t go away, speak up.

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Walk the dog, lose weight!

A study conducted by University of Missouri researchers found that regular dog walking promotes weight loss.

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Does exercise have to be hard to help?

Forget the slogan “No pain, no gain.”

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Ed Letter-Spring 2006

Each one, reach one

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Letters-Spring 2006

I enjoyed reading your article highlighting Common (“Common Sense,” Winter 2005) and his commendable approach to diet and health.

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Top 5 Vitamin Picks

Nutritionist Goulda Downer, RD, PhD, gives us the scoop on supplement.

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Licking Lactose Intolerance

A new powder offers long-term hope.

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Ask the Sexpert-Spring 2006

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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The Pleasure Principle

From hints for dealing with minute men to the secrets of sexually successful couples, Pleasure: A Woman’s Guide to Getting the Sex You...

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Helping Loved Ones Get the Meds They Need

There’s a new way for seniors to pay for expensive drugs—Medicare’s Part D. But the deadline is May 15, and many feel overwhelmed by the...

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Kung Fu Fitness

The kicks and chops of martial arts can be more fun than rote exercise?and along with a fly physique, there are mind and body benefits. Here’s...

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How to Talk to Your Kids About Sex

The birds-and-the-bees chat can be tough. But avoiding it can have consequences. Here’s how to get ready.

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Big Secret on Campus

An HIV outbreak has occurred among black college students. Why are schools too scared to talk about it? 

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From Victim to Victory

After she was raped, Anika Tillery spent years in despair. Then she found hope.

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