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Real Health Winter 2012

Real Health Winter 2012

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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Taking Control

For most of her life, Tami Roman has carried an enormous anger inside, one that surfaces in ways viewers consider bullying.

Inside the Issue

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Sound the Alarm

What you should know about child sexual abuse

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A Taste for Health

People with type 2 diabetes can actually help reverse the disease by eating well.

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Stick a

Eat-well tips for people with diabetes. Hint: You can eat more of the foods you love than you think.

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Slipping Away

After my mother died, many years passed before I realized her forgetfulness and inability to do simple tasks were symptoms of that disease.

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Coping at Christmas

Being realistic about a loved one’s limitations can help make life easier.

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Lengthy Proceedings

If you’ve gone natural to grow your tresses long and strong only to watch your curls and coils shrink when wet, don’t tear out your hair in fr...

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Stuff We Love-Winter 2012

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

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Editor’s Letter-Winter 2012

Length and texture. For years, these two words summed up all that mattered to me when I thought about my hair.

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Know Your Status In 8 Easy Steps

Will the at-home HIV test help reduce transmission rates?

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Leave Nothing to Chance

HIV negative? Now, with PrEP, many can pop a pill to help stay that way.

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For Ladies Only

Millions of women can better protect themselves from HIV—and it’s free!

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Spoken For

When autistic children can’t speak up for themselves, parents must be their voice.

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Missing Pieces

What happens when surgeons close you up and leave medical instruments inside?

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A Community Crisis

Although obesity threatens all Americans, black folks can end up suffering the most.

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Pounds Off for Good Behavior

Three simple and successful tactics for losing weight

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Time’s Up?

What expiration dates on food products really mean.

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Altered States

What can go wrong when companies serve up genetically modified foods?

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Don’t Just Do It, Work Out Right

Avoid these common exercise errors.

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Walk This Way

Moms, dads and kids who work out together, stay healthier together.

Right On!

Condoms can prevent unwanted pregnancy and STIs, but only if you use them correctly.

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Ask Your Family Doctor-Winter 2012

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

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Don’t Be Sad

Keep your sunny outlook no matter what the weather.

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Bye Winter Blahs

Changing seasons can trigger depressive symptoms in some people. Here’s what one woman did to chase the clouds away.

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The Expert Says-Winter 2012

People living with seasonal affective disorder (SAD) can take steps to help themselves, says psychologist Elizabeth Waterman, PsyD.

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