Real Health Winter 2019

Real Health Winter 2019

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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Randy Jackson

A Reason to Smile

A dentist was the first person to tell Randy Jackson to get a blood sugar test.

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New Frontiers in Food

Legal or not, consumers are primed, ready and waiting to taste more CBD treats.

Jennifer Jones

Still Dancing

Former Rockette Jennifer Jones followed health guidelines and got a colonoscopy at age 50. Then she learned she had Stage III colon cancer.

Stuff We Love – Winter 2019

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

What’s Up With the Weather?

Climate change is happening now.

Health News

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Heavy Metal Matters

A simple blood test can detect lead poisoning. But in many parts of the country, children aren’t being tested.

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Domino Effects

Living with HIV includes being at risk for other chronic illnesses.

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How PrEP Savvy Are You?

Test your knowledge about HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis.

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Skin Cancer Is Color Blind

Why you should check yourself from head to toe

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Outbreak Alert

Hepatitis A is on the rise.

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Fur, Fluff and Feathers

What to do when furry friends make you sick

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Why Use a Foam Roller?

Recover muscle elasticity with this self-massage tool.

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Well Balanced

Simple exercises can help seniors stay mobile.

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Gut Reactions

Whole grains are considered healthy, but some caveats apply.

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Biggest Losers

Gender and weight loss

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Golden Milk

Turmeric is the source of this drink’s deep yellow hue and rich, exotic flavor.

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About Circumcision

The benefits of this procedure far outweigh the risks.

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How can women get the men in their families to help with caring for elderly parents?

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


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Shrug It Off

How not to care if people don’t like you

It Is What It Is

How one woman learned to react more positively to a negative situation

The Expert Says – Winter 2019

Mental health advocates suggest strategies for handling the hurt when someone dislikes you for no reason.

Digital Edition

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Real Health Winter 2019

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