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Real Health Spring 2013

Real Health Spring 2013

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

Features

Risky Business

Like many women, Star Jones didn’t consider herself at risk of heart disease. That changed suddenly.

Inside the Issue

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Matters of the Heart

Some women still believe that heart disease is more of a man-killer, it’s not.

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Race, Gender and Incarceration

Drivers of huge health care disparities

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Tough Stuff

People in prison face must overcome many obstacles in order to access health care, and remain healthy.

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Dress It Up With Veggies

One way to pack a plain ol’ sandwich with taste and nutrition is to pile on seasoned cooked vegetables.

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Sandwich Smarts

What you place between two slices of bread can pack a powerful nutritional punch.

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Parched!

It’s normal for our naturally curly hair to be dry, so lavish those tresses with lots of moisturizing love.

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Dried Out?

Try these thirst quenchers.

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Stuff We Love-Spring 2013

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

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Editor’s Letter-Spring 2013

The shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School is not the first school shooting in this country. But because children lost their lives to a gunm...

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The Right Solution

Baby boomers take note: The CDC recommends that you get tested for hepatitis C, but know that a slew of new treatment options are on the...

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Stop Singing the HIV Blues

Unaddressed depression can worsen the physical health of people living with the virus, and bring them dangerously close to AIDS.

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Know Your Rights

Can a hospital or doctor refuse treatment if you have HIV?

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Big Brother & Breathing

Privacy vs. asthma relief

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Quitting Time

Folks are fired up over the alleged health benefits of electronic cigarettes.

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Where’s My Cigarettes?

Smoking is linked to memory decline in people 50 and older.

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In Stitches

These running pains are no laughing matter.

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Tight on Time?

Who isn’t, but you can still get fit on a hectic schedule.

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Feel-good Foods

What you put on your plate can help improve your mood.

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Hunger vs. Appetite

Learn the difference to better control your weight.

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Exercise Your Options

Know what’s best to eat before you work out.

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Give Dryness the Slip

If sex hurts, maybe your body needs a little something extra.

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Ask Your Family Doctor-Spring 2013

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

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The Nature of Things

There’s nothing like fresh air, even when the weather isn’t great.

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How I Learned to Breathe Again

Even though Jeanette P., a native of Belize, loved city living, too much time spent cooped up indoors made her feel sick.

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The Expert Says-Spring 2013

David Rutstein, MD, MPH, former acting U.S. deputy surgeon general, says too many activities have moved indoors and kids need to get back to n...

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