Real Health Spring 2018

Real Health Spring 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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A Winning Tale

Although she’s one of 100 million American adults who lives with several chronic illnesses, Janice Freeman doesn’t place limits on herself...

Facts of Life

HIV affects women differently than men.

Blossom Basics

Edible flowers may boost the taste, appearance and nutritional value of meals and beverages.

Fear of the Dark

Findings suggest that inky hair dyes may pose a higher risk for cancer.

Stuff We Love – Spring 2018

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

Defensive Maneuvers

According to reports, for the past few years, there’s been a marked decline in high school kids’ participation in football.

Health News

High-Tech Medicine

Artificial intelligence can improve medical care, but can the health care industry guard against machines that may one day outsmart us?

Hybrid Hope

Scientists merge three antibodies that target almost all strains of HIV.

Troubling Mutations

When the virus fights back

Compare and Contrast

What’s the deal with cost savings cards for prescriptions?

Superficial Appearances

Sometimes psoriasis goes beyond the skin’s surface.

A Corrections Issue

Newer hep C meds may give more prisoners access to the cure.

Say Aah!

Now, look in the mirror.

Reminder: You Control Your Health

Many chronic diseases and conditions are preventable.

Measuring Health Risks

What to consider before taking a genetic test at home

Rev Up Your Routine

Break through that rut!

Ride On!

How cycling can help schoolkids struggling with ADHD

Gendered Tastes

Food cravings in men versus women

Don’t Feed the Animals

Grub we eat can be toxic to pets

A Scoop of This...or That?

Whether whey, soy, pea, rice or hemp, not all protein powders are equal.

Check Your Medicine Cabinets

Common meds can cause vaginal dryness.

Ask Doctor Dee

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


Space Considerations

Why partners need to spend some time apart

The Expert Says – Spring 2018

Psychologists say that in a relationship, it’s key to find ways to balance being together yet separate from a partner.

A Paradox of Love

Thoughts on two people being together yet separate


Hot topics

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