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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

Nutrition

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

Howard E. LeWine, MD

New presurgery drug approved for early HER-2 breast cancer

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Drinking a little alcohol early in pregnancy may be okay

Nutrition

Lack of sleep boosts food purchases the next day

Heart Health

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

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Ultra-rapid treatment reduces odds of post-stroke disability

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Want to live to age 120? Most Americans say no

Cancer

Expert panel proposes annual lung cancer test for some

Cancer

Taking aspirin linked to lower risk of colorectal cancer

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Fish oil: friend or foe?

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Medical crises don’t take vacations

Exercise & Fitness

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

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Better use of medicines could save billions

Cancer

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

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Base shared decision making on good information, personal preferences

Cancer

New sunscreen labels offer clearer sunburn, skin cancer information

Howard E. LeWine, MD

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

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Distracted eating may add to weight gain

Howard E. LeWine, MD

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

Cancer

Alcohol: a heart disease-cancer balancing act

Howard E. LeWine, MD

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

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Hearing loss may be linked to mental decline

Cancer

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

Exercise & Fitness

Surprises from science