In every issue of Real Health, you’ll find the hottest topics of interest to our readers along with cutting-edge health information.
Don’t talk to Common about bling, bullets and booty. He’s too busy nourishing his body and mind and those of our youth.
There’s help for those dealing with the aftermath
Did health problems prevent many Gulf Shore residents from evacuating? Former U.S. Surgeon General David Satcher, MD, thinks so.
Reconstructing health histories will be difficult but vital for many hurricane survivors, says Richard Baron, MD, a Philadelphia physician..
Try these wintertime defense moves
Alcohol-based hand-sanitizing gels can reduce the spread of gastrointestinal (GI) illness among family members.
With hurricanes disrupting our oil supply, heating bills could rise by as much as 50% this winter.
Just because they’re made for kids doesn’t mean they’re worry-free
She can provide treatment info when your doctor’s not around
Want to learn more about HIV/AIDS and how you and loved ones can protect yourselves?
A new class of HIV meds, a PI makeover, and other findings
Vitamin D is vital for overall health. Here’s how to get more.
Get on the Bus
Thank you so much for your cover story, “Heart Health,” (Fall 2005) on Toni Braxton and her battles with her heart condition.
Yes, women have been infected by men having sex with men on the sly. But are undercover brothers the main cause for black women’s higher...
Quitting Smoking and overeating isn’t easy. But better choices today can yield a lifetime of benefits.
Fish oil can help prevent heart disease
Tis the season to celebrate with family, friends and fabulous food. But those tempting treats can make it a challenge to maintain a healthy we...
MYTH 1: Exercise makes me sweat my hair out.
Holiday gifts for the workout-challenged
Gail Wyatt, PhD, director of the sexual health program and associate director of the AIDS Institute at UCLA, assists us between the sheets.
For the woman who once hated her big (or not-big-enough) butt or longed for that “good hair.”
Early diagnosis can mean the difference between life and death. But myths and fear can keep folks from getting checked.
Make this festive turkey dinner with all the flavor and half the fat
After Katrina, Gisele Thomas found hope, faith and fellowship.