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Julie Corliss

Executive Editor, Harvard Heart Letter

Julie Corliss is executive editor of the Harvard Heart Letter. Before working at Harvard, she was a medical writer and editor at HealthNews, a consumer newsletter affiliated with The New England Journal of Medicine. She is co-author of Break Through Your Set Point: How to Finally Lose the Weight You Want and Keep it Off. Julie earned a BA in biology from Oberlin College and a master’s certificate in science communication from the University of California at Santa Cruz.

Posts by Julie Corliss

Julie Corliss

To exercise more, get your game on

Heart Health

Fish oil capsules: Net benefits for the heart are limited

Heart Health

Taking an anticlotting drug? If you need a procedure, be prepared

Heart Health

Food trends through the years: A mixed bag for heart health?

Julie Corliss

Does drinking diet soda raise the risk of a stroke?

Heart Health

Fainting: Frightening, but seldom serious

Heart Health

Sticking to a low-salt diet when eating out

Heart Health

Could you have a heart attack and not know it?

Heart Health

Cracking the coconut oil craze

Julie Corliss

5 habits that foster weight loss

Exercise & Fitness

Personalized activity intelligence: A better way to track exercise?

Exercise & Fitness

Your New Year’s resolution: A gym membership?

Heart Health

Why you should keep tabs on your drinking

Heart Health

Heart disease and brain health: Looking at the links

Exercise & Fitness

Health benefits of hiking: Raise your heart rate and your mood

Julie Corliss

Thinking about joining a clinical trial? Here’s what you need to know

Heart Health

Gut reaction: How bacteria in your belly may affect your heart

Heart Health

The many ways volunteering is good for your heart

Heart Health

Understanding the heart attack gender gap

Heart Health

A twist on the genetic link between Alzheimer’s and heart disease

Heart Health

Muscle problems caused by statins: Can a genetic test reveal your risk?

Exercise & Fitness

A stronger heart may keep your brain young

Heart Health

Finding omega-3 fats in fish: Farmed versus wild

Julie Corliss

The Nordic diet: Healthy eating with an eco-friendly bent