Real Health Winter 2008

Real Health Winter 2008

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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Raising Her Bar

Gloria Reuben’s new series recently clocked a record 7.7 million viewers. That’s all the more people this celebrity activist can reach.

Inside the Issue

Broken Silence

With its mysterious symptoms and debilitating effects, lupus has a reputation as a silent killer.

Spice Up Your Life

Packed with disease-fighting compounds and antioxidants, these three herbs and spices add more than flavor to your winter meals.   

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Black Hair Growth

Yes, black hair can grow--long and strong!

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Editor’s Letter-Winter 2008

It’s Your Health: Get Proactive.

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No Fear

Can compassionate parenting go one-on-one with HIV?

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Prostate Cancer News

The pros and cons of early screening

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You Are No. 1

HIV-positive author Marvelyn Brown says black women must love themselves first, last and always.

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Snoring Solutions

Put occasional snoring to rest with these treatment tips.

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You Down With O.P.P.?

Don’t let other people’s prejudices stop you from getting tested for HIV.

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Snoring Can Be a Serious Health Issue

Take action against sleep apnea.

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Moisture Boost

Vaginal dryness, especially among menopausal or postmenopausal women, can turn sex into a painful act.

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It’s a Woman Thang

Menorrhagia—abnormal heavy menstrual bleeding—affects about 10 million American women yearly. Here’s what to do about it.

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Weekend Warriors

Tips for fighting the battle of the bulge—while still enjoying your weekend.

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Sex Ed 101-Winter 2008

Popular clinical sexologist Rachael L. Ross, MD, PhD, a.k.a. Dr. Rachael, puts the kibosh on common sex myths.

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Dear Diary...

Who knew keeping a journal could help you lose more weight?

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You Complete Me

Just like two folks in a good relationship, when some foods are paired, they can bring out the best in each other.

Nutritional Superstars

A short list of the best foods to eat for optimal health.

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Beyond Exercise

Yoga benefits more than muscles and minds-it’s also great for the heart.

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Brotha Man

This openly gay (and proud) activist and writer won’t stop until hate and AIDS are extinct.


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