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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.

Posts by Howard E. LeWine, MD

Letters from an obese president tell a familiar story of struggling with weight featured image

Nutrition

Letters from an obese president tell a familiar story of struggling with weight

New presurgery drug approved for early HER-2 breast cancer featured image

Howard E. LeWine, MD

New presurgery drug approved for early HER-2 breast cancer

Drinking a little alcohol early in pregnancy may be okay featured image

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Drinking a little alcohol early in pregnancy may be okay

Lack of sleep boosts food purchases the next day featured image

Nutrition

Lack of sleep boosts food purchases the next day

200,000 heart disease, stroke deaths a year are preventable featured image

Heart Health

200,000 heart disease, stroke deaths a year are preventable

Ultra-rapid treatment reduces odds of post-stroke disability featured image

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Ultra-rapid treatment reduces odds of post-stroke disability

Want to live to age 120? Most Americans say no featured image

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Want to live to age 120? Most Americans say no

Expert panel proposes annual lung cancer test for some featured image

Cancer

Expert panel proposes annual lung cancer test for some

Taking aspirin linked to lower risk of colorectal cancer featured image

Cancer

Taking aspirin linked to lower risk of colorectal cancer

Fish oil: friend or foe? featured image

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Fish oil: friend or foe?

Medical crises don’t take vacations featured image

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Medical crises don’t take vacations

New trial muddies the water about diet, exercise, and diabetes featured image

Exercise & Fitness

New trial muddies the water about diet, exercise, and diabetes

Better use of medicines could save billions featured image

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Better use of medicines could save billions

HPV transmission during oral sex a growing cause of mouth and throat cancer featured image

Cancer

HPV transmission during oral sex a growing cause of mouth and throat cancer

Base shared decision making on good information, personal preferences featured image

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Base shared decision making on good information, personal preferences

New sunscreen labels offer clearer sunburn, skin cancer information featured image

Cancer

New sunscreen labels offer clearer sunburn, skin cancer information

Gov. Christie’s weight-loss surgery: a good idea for health featured image

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Gov. Christie’s weight-loss surgery: a good idea for health

Distracted eating may add to weight gain featured image

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Distracted eating may add to weight gain

Shared genes link depression, schizophrenia, and three other mental illnesses featured image

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Shared genes link depression, schizophrenia, and three other mental illnesses

Alcohol: a heart disease-cancer balancing act featured image

Cancer

Alcohol: a heart disease-cancer balancing act

For early breast cancer, lumpectomy is at least as good as mastectomy featured image

Howard E. LeWine, MD

For early breast cancer, lumpectomy is at least as good as mastectomy

Hearing loss may be linked to mental decline featured image

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Hearing loss may be linked to mental decline

Gene mutation key to aspirin’s benefit in people with colorectal cancer featured image

Cancer

Gene mutation key to aspirin’s benefit in people with colorectal cancer

Surprises from science featured image

Exercise & Fitness

Surprises from science

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