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Anthony-Komaroff

Anthony Komaroff, MD

Editor in Chief, Harvard Health Letter

Anthony Komaroff is the Steven P. Simcox/Patrick A. Clifford/James H. Higby Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, senior physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, and editor in chief of the Harvard Health Letter. He was director of the Division of General Medicine and Primary Care at Brigham and Women’s Hospital for 15 years, and is the founding editor of Journal Watch, a summary medical information newsletter for physicians published by the Massachusetts Medical Society/New England Journal of Medicine.

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Anthony Komaroff, MD

The tragedy of long COVID

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Why are mRNA vaccines so exciting?

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Chronic fatigue syndrome: Gradually figuring out what’s wrong

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Harvard Health books win awards

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Not quite a threat yet, but MERS merits watching

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Ceremonies, remembrances mark one-year anniversary of Boston Marathon bombing

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CVS to become first major U.S. pharmacy to stop selling cigarettes

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Surgeon General’s 1964 report: making smoking history

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Do “energy boosters” work?

Anthony Komaroff, MD

Daylight Saving Time “fall back” doesn’t equal sleep gain

Heart Health

Harvard Health and Orca Health launch heart-focused iBook series

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Discovery could someday help people with diabetes make more insulin

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Threat to U.S. from new “bird flu” virus: possible but unknown

Heart Health

Discovery reverses aging of mouse hearts—could it work in humans, too?

Exercise & Fitness

Many miss prediabetes wake-up call

Heart Health

Study supports heart benefits from Mediterranean-style diets

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Focusing on gun violence could pave the way to fewer firearm-related deaths

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For a New Year filled with good health

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Remembering Dr. Joseph Murray, a surgeon who changed the world of medicine

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The Nobel Prize in Medicine for 2012: Why it’s important

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The Supreme Court’s health care decision: What it does—and does not—mean

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New report provides a plan for living with type 2 diabetes

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Are artificial sweeteners a healthy substitute for sugar?

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Don’t let food poisoning spoil your holiday party

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