Real Health Summer 2013

Real Health Summer 2013

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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Called to Action

After Holly Robinson Peete discovered firsthand the challenges facing parents of autistic children, she jumped headlong into advocacy.

Inside the Issue

Sensory Studies

Scientists may have found a new way to detect autism in children—by looking at their brain activity.

Crime & Punishment

Incarceration does more than force female prisoners to serve time behind bars. It also damages their physical health and mental well-being.

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Female Troubles

Amnesty International reviews three of the most prevalent physical and mental health issues that threaten women behind bars.

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Coconut Flava

Until recently, coconut oil was demonized because of its high amount of saturated fat. Turns out, not all saturated fats are equal. And now, m...

Open-Faced Apple Tart

This yummy dessert is full of coconut flava.

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Hair Science

What happens to hair-care ingredients before they get bottled and sold? RH goes behind the scenes.

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Hair Properties

Believe-it-or-not facts about those precious strands

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Stuff We Love-Summer 2013

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

Editor’s Letter-Summer 2013

My fascination with brain mapping focuses on the possibility of a cure for Alzheimer’s.

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Better Health Within Your Reach

Can product placement at grocery stores help fix our bad eating habits?

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Still a Numbers Game

What the latest HIV transmission stats really mean for some young folks

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Partnership Power

Unlikely scientists unite to take aim at the virus.

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Give ’Em the Boot

Cute but painful shoes can harm more than your feet.

Gender Issues

How do parents feel about HPV vaccinations for boys?

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On Target

Researchers continue to take aim at finding hep C cures.

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Splish Splash!

Water workouts can be an excellent exercise for anyone.

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Burnt Out?

Don’t let exercise become too much of a good thing.

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Doing the Dirty Dishes

How couples divide the housework may boost their sexplay.

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Ask Your Family Doctor-Summer 2013

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

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How to Heat Train Your Hair to Safely Unfurl Those Curls

Are you tired of styling your tresses the same ol’ way?

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We Got Game

Claire Herring and Gemma Brooks saw a void in marketplace for a product to help boost brainpower, so they created

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The Expert Says-Summer 2013

Doing brain exercises on the computer is just one part of a healthy lifestyle, say cofounders Claire Herring and Gemma Brooks.


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