Real Health Spring 2019

Real Health Spring 2019

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 Whole New Man

Bobby Brown’s mental and physical challenges transformed him into someone with a healthier, happier outlook on life.

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The Nutrition Prescription

Belief in the power of food to heal the body is gaining more acceptance as scientific findings emerge to support this feeling in our gut.

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Why Aren’t More African-American Women on PrEP?

If Black women don’t have access to this prevention method, it will be difficult to stop new HIV infections.

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Full Circle

Cannabis as medicine is back

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Stuff We Love – Spring 2019

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

What Time Is It?

Make the most of the moments in your life.

Health News

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Poor Outcomes

What will it take to break the vicious cycle of poverty and bad health?

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ARV Interrupted

What happens if individuals with HIV skip or stop antiretroviral therapy?

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Status Report

Why HIV testing is key

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Get Up and Go!

How to reclaim your vim and vigor

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Going Up

Why the recent surge in hep C infection rates?

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Fido’s Smell Test

Can canines detect cancer?

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Hard HIIT-ing Principles

How high-intensity interval training helps folks whip themselves into shape quickly

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Have More Fun While Being Active

The best cardiovascular workouts don’t really feel like exercise.

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A Big Lie

Fat is bad for you.

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Safety Strategies

How to dine out when you have food allergies

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Gut Reactions

Foods that contain good bacteria

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Making Adjustments

Cancer doesn’t have to bring sexual intimacy to an end.

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Which qualities or behaviors are red flags not to be ignored in your relationship?

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


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Childcare and Other Undervalued Work

Gender expectations add to women’s stress levels.

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Stop Fussing

How one mom prompted her adult son to help out at home

The Experts Say – Spring 2019

Psychologists suggest three easy and effective ways to handle even the most heavy-duty stress:

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