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Julie Corliss

Executive Editor, Harvard Heart Letter

Julie Corliss is the 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

Why you should keep tabs on your drinking featured image

Heart Health

Why you should keep tabs on your drinking

Heart disease and brain health: Looking at the links featured image

Heart Health

Heart disease and brain health: Looking at the links

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

Exercise & Fitness

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

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

Julie Corliss

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

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

Heart Health

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

The many ways volunteering is good for your heart featured image

Heart Health

The many ways volunteering is good for your heart

Understanding the heart attack gender gap featured image

Heart Health

Understanding the heart attack gender gap

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

Heart Health

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

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

Heart Health

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

A stronger heart may keep your brain young featured image

Exercise & Fitness

A stronger heart may keep your brain young

Finding omega-3 fats in fish: Farmed versus wild featured image

Heart Health

Finding omega-3 fats in fish: Farmed versus wild

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

Julie Corliss

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

New mammography guidelines call for starting later and screening less often featured image

Julie Corliss

New mammography guidelines call for starting later and screening less often

Tai chi can improve life for people with chronic health conditions featured image

Exercise & Fitness

Tai chi can improve life for people with chronic health conditions

Doctor-rating websites offer helpful but limited advice featured image

Julie Corliss

Doctor-rating websites offer helpful but limited advice

Studies support broader use of cholesterol-lowering statins featured image

Julie Corliss

Studies support broader use of cholesterol-lowering statins

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

Julie Corliss

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

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

Julie Corliss

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

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

Heart Health

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

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

Julie Corliss

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

Mindfulness meditation helps fight insomnia, improves sleep featured image

Julie Corliss

Mindfulness meditation helps fight insomnia, improves sleep

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

Exercise & Fitness

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

For protection against pneumonia, more than one vaccine can help featured image

Julie Corliss

For protection against pneumonia, more than one vaccine can help

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

Julie Corliss

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

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