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Howard-Lewine

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.

Posts by Howard E. LeWine, MD

Bad weather isn’t to blame for your aching back featured image

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Bad weather isn’t to blame for your aching back

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

Howard E. LeWine, MD

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

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

Howard E. LeWine, MD

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

FDA warns about blood clot risk with testosterone products featured image

Men's Health

FDA warns about blood clot risk with testosterone products

Teen suicide tries increased after FDA toughened antidepressant warning featured image

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Teen suicide tries increased after FDA toughened antidepressant warning

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

Howard E. LeWine, MD

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

Antidepressants cause minimal weight gain featured image

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Antidepressants cause minimal weight gain

Walking, other exercise helps seniors stay mobile, independent featured image

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Walking, other exercise helps seniors stay mobile, independent

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

Howard E. LeWine, MD

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

Too little sleep, and too much, affect memory featured image

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Too little sleep, and too much, affect memory

Benefits of vitamin D supplements still debated featured image

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Benefits of vitamin D supplements still debated

Keeping blood pressure under control reduces risk of second stroke featured image

Heart Health

Keeping blood pressure under control reduces risk of second stroke

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

Cancer

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

Prehypertension increases stroke risk featured image

Heart Health

Prehypertension increases stroke risk

New guidelines aim to help women prevent stroke featured image

Heart Health

New guidelines aim to help women prevent stroke

Heavy drinking in middle age linked to memory loss in men featured image

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Heavy drinking in middle age linked to memory loss in men

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

Exercise & Fitness

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

New guidelines published for managing high blood pressure featured image

Heart Health

New guidelines published for managing high blood pressure

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

Howard E. LeWine, MD

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

Heart attack chest pain is similar in women and men featured image

Heart Health

Heart attack chest pain is similar in women and men

Cholesterol guidelines update: controversy over heart risk calculator featured image

Heart Health

Cholesterol guidelines update: controversy over heart risk calculator

Balance training seems to prevent falls, injuries in seniors featured image

Exercise & Fitness

Balance training seems to prevent falls, injuries in seniors

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

Howard E. LeWine, MD

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

Doctors often don’t reveal cancer test overtreatment and harms featured image

Cancer

Doctors often don’t reveal cancer test overtreatment and harms

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