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Howard E. LeWine, MD

Chief Medical Editor, Harvard Health Publishing

Howard LeWine, M.D., is a practicing internist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Chief Medical Editor at Harvard Health Publishing, and editor in chief of Harvard Men’s Health Watch.

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Getting closer to understanding how exercise keeps brains young featured image

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Getting closer to understanding how exercise keeps brains young

Quitting smoking doesn’t have to mean big weight gain featured image

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Quitting smoking doesn’t have to mean big weight gain

Bypass surgery an “uncommon” cause of memory loss, cognitive decline featured image

Heart Health

Bypass surgery an “uncommon” cause of memory loss, cognitive decline

Hidden cancer rarely causes out-of-the-blue clots in the bloodstream featured image

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Hidden cancer rarely causes out-of-the-blue clots in the bloodstream

Mild high blood pressure in young adults linked to heart problems later in life featured image

Heart Health

Mild high blood pressure in young adults linked to heart problems later in life

Sweet dreams: eating chocolate prevents heart disease featured image

Heart Health

Sweet dreams: eating chocolate prevents heart disease

Ticks can transmit a new Lyme-like disease featured image

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Ticks can transmit a new Lyme-like disease

Can hospice care reduce depression in the bereaved? featured image

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Can hospice care reduce depression in the bereaved?

Grip strength may provide clues to heart health featured image

Heart Health

Grip strength may provide clues to heart health

Switching to a fiber-rich diet may lower colon cancer risk in blacks featured image

Cancer

Switching to a fiber-rich diet may lower colon cancer risk in blacks

Special MRI scan could identify stroke risk in people with atrial fibrillation featured image

Heart Health

Special MRI scan could identify stroke risk in people with atrial fibrillation

Physical therapy as good as surgery and less risky for one type of lower back pain featured image

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Physical therapy as good as surgery and less risky for one type of lower back pain

Early scans for back pain add cost but offer little benefit for seniors featured image

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Early scans for back pain add cost but offer little benefit for seniors

This year’s flu vaccine “disappointing” against main flu virus featured image

Howard E. LeWine, MD

This year’s flu vaccine “disappointing” against main flu virus

Millions of adults skip medications due to their high cost featured image

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Millions of adults skip medications due to their high cost

Some exercise beats none; more is better featured image

Exercise & Fitness

Some exercise beats none; more is better

People with type 1 diabetes are living longer featured image

Howard E. LeWine, MD

People with type 1 diabetes are living longer

Full bladder wakes 2 in 3 women at night featured image

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Full bladder wakes 2 in 3 women at night

Medicare says it will cover lung cancer scans for long-time smokers featured image

Cancer

Medicare says it will cover lung cancer scans for long-time smokers

Bleeding risk from new blood thinner Pradaxa higher than first reported featured image

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Bleeding risk from new blood thinner Pradaxa higher than first reported

FDA approves weight-loss drug Contrave featured image

Howard E. LeWine, MD

FDA approves weight-loss drug Contrave

Low fat? Low carb? Almost any healthy diet can work for losing weight featured image

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Low fat? Low carb? Almost any healthy diet can work for losing weight

Many seniors get unnecessary and potentially harmful cancer tests featured image

Cancer

Many seniors get unnecessary and potentially harmful cancer tests

Fist bump better than handshake for cleanliness featured image

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Fist bump better than handshake for cleanliness

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