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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

Doctor’s warning may prompt some to give up driving

Cancer

Study backs mammograms for women 50 to 69

Heart Health

Common painkillers boost risk of repeat heart attack

Exercise & Fitness

Investing in fitness now pays health dividends later

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Threat level high for West Nile infection

Heart Health

Rosie O’Donnell’s heart attack a lesson for women

Heart Health

New test may speed detection of heart attacks

Exercise & Fitness

Diabetes can strike—hard—even when weight is normal

Howard E. LeWine, MD

New guidelines urge immediate treatment after HIV infection

Heart Health

Blood pressure goals may need to change with age

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Blood pressure goals may need to change with age

Cancer

As cancer death approaches, palliative care may improve quality of life

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Studies question ban on alcohol during pregnancy

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Alcohol abuse linked to weight-loss surgery

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Probiotics may help prevent diarrhea due to antibiotic use

Howard E. LeWine, MD

New guidelines offer drug, herbal options for preventing migraine

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Experts recommend a more personal approach to type 2 diabetes

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Late to bed, early to rise: a recipe for diabetes

Howard E. LeWine, MD

$2 drug treatment helps prevent exam-caused pancreas problem

Cancer

Aspirin for cancer prevention: promising, but not proven

Heart Health

FDA changes safety information on statin drugs

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Quick injection helps stop epileptic seizures

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Pregnancy-related high blood pressure, diabetes linked to later heart disease

Howard E. LeWine, MD

Addiction: It retrains the brain, is tougher on women