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Daniel Pendick

Former Executive Editor, Harvard Men's Health Watch

Daniel Pendick is the former executive editor of the Harvard Men’s Health Watch. He has previously served as editor and chief writer for the Cleveland Clinic Men’s Health Advisor and Mt. Sinai School of Medicine’s Focus On Healthy Aging. Dan earned a master of art’s degree in the history of science and medicine from the University of Wisconsin in 1992, and was a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT in 1998-99. He is also a lecturer in the Professional Writing Program at the University of Maryland, College Park, where he teaches the next generation of physicians and biomedical researchers how to communicate more effectively with each other and the general public.

Posts by Daniel Pendick

Stress-busting mind-body medicine reduces need for health care featured image

Mind & Mood

Stress-busting mind-body medicine reduces need for health care

Mediterranean diet may prevent breast cancer, but there are other reasons to pour on the olive oil featured image

Daniel Pendick

Mediterranean diet may prevent breast cancer, but there are other reasons to pour on the olive oil

Is treating “low T” really safe and effective? featured image

Men's Health

Is treating “low T” really safe and effective?

CPR during cardiac arrest: someone’s life is in your hands featured image

Heart Health

CPR during cardiac arrest: someone’s life is in your hands

How much protein do you need every day? featured image

Daniel Pendick

How much protein do you need every day?

New recommendations aim to improve safety of pain-relieving spinal steroid injections featured image

Daniel Pendick

New recommendations aim to improve safety of pain-relieving spinal steroid injections

An apple a day may not keep the doctor away, but it’s a healthy choice anyway featured image

Daniel Pendick

An apple a day may not keep the doctor away, but it’s a healthy choice anyway

Peanuts linked to same heart, longevity benefits as more pricey nuts featured image

Heart Health

Peanuts linked to same heart, longevity benefits as more pricey nuts

A healthy diet is the key to getting the iron you need featured image

Daniel Pendick

A healthy diet is the key to getting the iron you need

Report highlights the dangers of opioid painkillers featured image

Daniel Pendick

Report highlights the dangers of opioid painkillers

Can an app help you lose weight? featured image

Daniel Pendick

Can an app help you lose weight?

Some home blood pressure monitors aren’t accurate featured image

Heart Health

Some home blood pressure monitors aren’t accurate

Acupuncture for knee arthritis fails one test but may still be worth a try featured image

Daniel Pendick

Acupuncture for knee arthritis fails one test but may still be worth a try

Some doctors oversell artery-opening angioplasty featured image

Heart Health

Some doctors oversell artery-opening angioplasty

Running for health: Even a little bit is good, but a little more is probably better featured image

Exercise & Fitness

Running for health: Even a little bit is good, but a little more is probably better

Advice you may not hear from your doctor: Don’t go out in the sun without protection featured image

Daniel Pendick

Advice you may not hear from your doctor: Don’t go out in the sun without protection

Erectile dysfunction drugs and skin cancer — should you worry? featured image

Cancer

Erectile dysfunction drugs and skin cancer — should you worry?

For women on osteoporosis drug “holiday,” bone testing at one year offers little benefit featured image

Daniel Pendick

For women on osteoporosis drug “holiday,” bone testing at one year offers little benefit

New drugs offer easier, more effective hepatitis C treatment featured image

Daniel Pendick

New drugs offer easier, more effective hepatitis C treatment

Most headache-related brain scans aren’t needed featured image

Daniel Pendick

Most headache-related brain scans aren’t needed

After hip fracture, exercise at home boosts day-to-day function featured image

Daniel Pendick

After hip fracture, exercise at home boosts day-to-day function

Mediterranean-style diet linked to healthier arteries throughout the body featured image

Heart Health

Mediterranean-style diet linked to healthier arteries throughout the body

Treating severe snoring can help with tough-to-control blood pressure featured image

Daniel Pendick

Treating severe snoring can help with tough-to-control blood pressure

PET scans peer into the heart of dementia featured image

Heart Health

PET scans peer into the heart of dementia

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