Real Health Spring 2014

Real Health Spring 2014

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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Tender Loving Care

Not trying to scare anyone, but the flu can land you or your child in the hospital. It can even kill you.

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Beat the Bug

Take the necessary precautions to protect yourself from flu season.

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A Quiet Killer

Many years ago, Wayne Starks dreamed he should spread the word and educate folks in high risk communities about hepatitis C, a sneaky and shat...

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Get Screened for Hep C

What you don’t know can hurt you.

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Seasoning Safety

The FDA says that 12 percent of imported spices are contaminated with ’filth.’ But does this unappetizing finding pose a health risk?

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For Medicinal Purposes

The heart--healing power of spices.

Going to Great Lengths

If growing longer tresses is your mane mission, then you must stop strands from snapping.

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Long Shots

For hair to get longer, strands have to get stronger. These tips will pump up your plaits.

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Stuff We Love-Spring 2014

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

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Editor’s Letter-Spring 2014

Why do some of us feel compelled to share each and every detail of our lives?

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Not for Children Only

Many feel that bullying is a public health issue that can affect anyone, regardless of age.

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Feline Favors

The common house cat might hold the key to an HIV vaccine.

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Triple Threat

A novel contraceptive device that is now being tested would simultaneously protect women against HIV and herpes.

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Let the Sun Shine!

Soaking up the rays may benefit your blood pressure.

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Ticked Off

Yes, these tiny bloodsucking bugs can transmit Lyme disease.

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It’s All in the Genes

What if the cure for sickle-cell sufferers was found in their own bodies?

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Born This Way

What happens when a baby’s sex can’t be clearly identified?

Ask Doctor Dee

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

Quality Matters

Staying slim and healthy requires more than just counting calories.

We Must Bee Careful

Fewer honeybees might create a big threat to our food supply.

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A Taste of Sadness?

Food and mood interact to flavor our physical and mental health.

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I’ll Get to It Later

How to stop procrastinating and act--now!

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Move On!

Don’t delay: Get that cheater outta your life.

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The Expert Says-Spring 2014

Joseph Ferrari, PhD, a professor of psychology at DePaul University in Chicago, spoke to the American Psychological Association about procrast...


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