Real Health Winter 2018

Real Health Winter 2018

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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Vital Calculations

Music mogul Damon Dash found wellness after finally getting his type 1 diabetes under control.

keto diet ingredients

Choose the Right Stuff

Experts say fueling up with healthy fats can help folks pare off the pounds.

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Tailored To Fit

A doctor and breast cancer survivor works with the All of Us Research Program, which aims to customize medical treatment for individuals.

Floral Elixirs

Stuff We Love – Winter 2018

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

Editor’s Letter

Kate Ferguson

The Heredity Factor

Knowing your family’s history of disease can help you determine whether to get genetic tests for hereditary conditions.

Health News

Aging Concerns

Can loads more research dollars stop Alzheimer’s disease by 2025?

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Unlawful Acts

State legislation that criminalizes people living with HIV drives stigma.

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A Way to Pay for PrEP

Pre-exposure prophylaxis for those who have no health insurance

smoke and chest x ray

Toxic Fumes

Vaporized chemical flavoring agents in electronic cigarettes raise concerns.

Nonsmoking Cancer Risks

Up to 20 percent of those who die of lung cancer have never puffed on cigarettes.

Hepatitis C Hepatitis B blood test tubes

Detecting Hepatitis

New technology and innovative approaches may speed diagnosis of this liver virus.

vial syringe

Sexual Health Support

Did you know there’s a preventive vaccine for the world’s most common STI?

"SEX" being written on a blackboard

What constitutes sexual addiction versus having a high libido?

Dorothy Horton, PsyD, answers your questions in her latest Ask Doctor Dee column.

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The Exercise Prescription

Engage in physical activity daily.

Surviving Cancer

Is it safe for patients to exercise during therapy?

red and green tomatoe in test tubes

Well Preserved: The Future of Fresh Is Here

Researchers study new ways of keeping foods safe to eat.

fried woodworms

Creepy Crawler Hash

Eating insects might help improve gastrointestinal health.


Exotic Fruits

Forget apples and oranges; reach for produce from faraway lands instead.


strong woman crossed arms blackboard

No More Pity Parties

How to steer clear of the victim mentality

Control Your Life

From poor me to empowered woman

The Experts Say – Winter 2018

These actions can help you resist the urge to feel powerless and victimized by circumstances:

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