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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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Howard E. LeWine, MD

Bad weather isn’t to blame for your aching back

Howard E. LeWine, MD

New strategies help smokers quit when nicotine replacement alone doesn’t work

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Expert panel says healthy women don’t need yearly pelvic exam

Men's Health

FDA warns about blood clot risk with testosterone products

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Teen suicide tries increased after FDA toughened antidepressant warning

Howard E. LeWine, MD

“Bionic pancreas” could help people with type 1 diabetes control blood sugar

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Antidepressants cause minimal weight gain

Exercise & Fitness

Walking, other exercise helps seniors stay mobile, independent

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Let National Hepatitis Testing Day nudge you to getting a hepatitis check

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Too little sleep, and too much, affect memory

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Benefits of vitamin D supplements still debated

Heart Health

Keeping blood pressure under control reduces risk of second stroke

Cancer

Decline in colorectal cancer in U.S. tied to wider use of testing

Heart Health

Prehypertension increases stroke risk

Heart Health

New guidelines aim to help women prevent stroke

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Heavy drinking in middle age linked to memory loss in men

Exercise & Fitness

94-year-old Master track star an inspiration to all

Heart Health

New guidelines published for managing high blood pressure

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Two-thirds of seniors need help doing one or more daily activities

Heart Health

Heart attack chest pain is similar in women and men

Heart Health

Cholesterol guidelines update: controversy over heart risk calculator

Exercise & Fitness

Balance training seems to prevent falls, injuries in seniors

Howard E. LeWine, MD

World Stroke Day: stroke is common, disabling, and often preventable

Cancer

Doctors often don’t reveal cancer test overtreatment and harms