Real Health Winter 2011

Real Health Winter 2011

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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Vivica A. Fox at The Heart Truth 2009

Coming of Age

It’s not that women mind getting older, says actress and entrepreneur Vivica A. Fox, they just don’t want to look it!

Spirited Meals

Liquor isn’t only for drinking.

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Shocks to the System

Many terrifying events can trigger post-traumatic stress disorder, but domestic abuse is often overlooked as one of them.

Inside the Issue

How Quickly Are You Aging?

The following 15 YES or NO questions can estimate how fast you’re aging, given your outlook and lifestyle.

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A Hairy Issue

What good is sporting a cute hairstyle if it keeps you from working out and staying fit?

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Stuff We Love—Winter 2011

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

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Scary Stuff

Fears can be irrational (and impractical), but the shivers and racing heartbeat you feel are for real.

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Start Out Small

How Lolisa Gibson, an HIV educator and author of a book, The Way I See It, faced her fear of ostracism.

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The Expert Says

Fear can be debilitating, says Kent State University psychologist Angela Neal-Barnett, PhD. But with a little help, you can overcome anxiety-a...

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Let’s Talk Sex Appeal

Think you’re hot stuff? Great, but there’s more to sexual well-being.

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Ask the Sexpert

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

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Inside Action

Do imprisoned black men get better health care than those on the outside?

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Raise the Bar in the ER

Emergency rooms could detect more HIV cases.

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Small, Fast, Accurate

A new HIV test is the size of a credit card—with results PDQ.

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This Is Sick

A widening wealth gap between blacks and whites means more health care casualties.

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The urge to do this doesn’t always mean you’re bored or want to catch a few zzz’s, according to scientists.

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Last Breath?

Don’t let allergies mean life or death for your child.

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Pop, Pop! Fizz, Fizz!

Take a harder look at soft drinks.

healthy fruits and vegetables

Eat Right Year-Round

Seasonal eating isn’t just for summer.

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Smart Holidaze Eating

Stay focused and avoid waistline worries with these three tips.

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Weighing In

Do personality traits power pounds off and on?

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Walk This Way

Can rocker-soled sneakers get you a better body?

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Editor’s Letter—Winter 2011

Who Me?


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