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Real Health Summer 2010

Real Health Summer 2010

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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The Race Is On

When not training for more Olympic gold, celebrated swimmer Cullen Jones is on a mission to make more black kids aware of water safety and the...

Inside the Issue

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Swim for Your Life

Water activity has proven health benefits, but did you know that men can cut their risk of death in half by simply doing a few laps?

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Sun Sense

Think blacks don’t get skin cancer? Well, forget that myth and slather on some sun protection.

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The ABCs of Melanin

Because of this pigment in the skin, getting a few Ds is also a vital part of day-to-day black health.

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Black Health: A State of the Union Address

When will African Americans learn that no one can save us but us?

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PEP Squad

The 411 on HIV post-exposure prophylaxis

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Weighty Issues

HIV is no longer all about wasting.

Socialized Medicine

Today, this may mean visiting virtual communities online for health care info.

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Listen Up, Turn It Down

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated 12.5 percent of youth ages 6 to 19 and 17 percent of adults ages...

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Thumbs Down

Too much texting could cause a variety of health problems.

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Fitness Set in Motion?

Holiday preview: Sony and other game makers will challenge players to get off their duffs and keep it moving.

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Is Sex a Lust-Less Affair?

It might not be because you’ve lost interest.

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That’s Enough, Thanks

Knowing proper portions of food helps you stay healthy. But how much is too much? The answer is in your hands. 

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Battle of the Binge

Strategies for avoiding stress-related eating

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Green Cuisine Basics

If you’d like to try a vegetarian diet, nature’s bountiful summer season may be the best time to go meatless.

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Going Back to Your Roots

A stress-free transition from relaxed to natural is possible if you give delicate African-American tresses enough TLC.

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No-Sweat Hair Tips

Staying healthy means being active, but can you get physical without getting your hair messed up?

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Each One, Reach One

Media personality Audrey Adams uses new-school media to practice this old-school philosophy. Includes online bonus audio interview with Audrey...

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The Expert Says

How do you find your passion in life?

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Family Matters

When she discovered her son had a mental illness, Jacquelynne Borden-Conyers sought and found support.

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Wii Fit or False?

Does the popular fitness game actually make you healthier?

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Editor’s Letter Summer 2010

Study Findings Say...

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