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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

Mind & Mood

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

Daniel Pendick

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

Men's Health

Is treating “low T” really safe and effective?

Heart Health

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

Daniel Pendick

How much protein do you need every day?

Daniel Pendick

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

Daniel Pendick

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

Heart Health

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

Daniel Pendick

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

Daniel Pendick

Report highlights the dangers of opioid painkillers

Daniel Pendick

Can an app help you lose weight?

Daniel Pendick

Some home blood pressure monitors aren’t accurate

Daniel Pendick

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

Heart Health

Some doctors oversell artery-opening angioplasty

Exercise & Fitness

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

Daniel Pendick

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

Cancer

Erectile dysfunction drugs and skin cancer — should you worry?

Daniel Pendick

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

Daniel Pendick

New drugs offer easier, more effective hepatitis C treatment

Daniel Pendick

Most headache-related brain scans aren’t needed

Daniel Pendick

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

Heart Health

Mediterranean-style diet linked to healthier arteries throughout the body

Daniel Pendick

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

Heart Health

PET scans peer into the heart of dementia

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