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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

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

Julie Corliss

New mammography guidelines call for starting later and screening less often

Exercise & Fitness

Tai chi can improve life for people with chronic health conditions

Julie Corliss

Doctor-rating websites offer helpful but limited advice

Julie Corliss

Studies support broader use of cholesterol-lowering statins

Julie Corliss

Cognitive behavioral therapy offers a drug-free method for managing insomnia

Julie Corliss

Mediterranean diet may help counteract age-related declines in memory and thinking skills

Heart Health

More than a stretch: Yoga’s benefits may extend to the heart

Julie Corliss

Folic acid, a B vitamin, lowers stroke risk in people with high blood pressure

Julie Corliss

Mindfulness meditation helps fight insomnia, improves sleep

Exercise & Fitness

Too much sitting linked to heart disease, diabetes, premature death

Cancer

Vitamin D testing not recommended for most people

Julie Corliss

For protection against pneumonia, more than one vaccine can help

Julie Corliss

Memory slips in your 70s may be an early hint of future dementia

Julie Corliss

Probiotics may ease constipation

Julie Corliss

Treating gum disease may lessen the burden of heart disease, diabetes, other conditions

Julie Corliss

The “heartbreak of psoriasis” may affect your joints, heart, and mind

Julie Corliss

Dietary supplements often promise more than they deliver

Julie Corliss

Make smart seafood choices to minimize mercury intake

Heart Health

Highlights from the American College of Cardiology annual meeting

Heart Health

Big arm-to-arm difference in blood pressure linked to higher heart attack risk

Heart Health

Eating too much added sugar increases the risk of dying with heart disease

Julie Corliss

Mindfulness meditation may ease anxiety, mental stress

Julie Corliss

Eating nuts linked to healthier, longer life