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Matthew Solan

Executive Editor, Harvard Men's Health Watch

Matthew Solan is the executive editor of the Harvard Men’s Health Watch. He previously served as executive editor for UCLA Health’s Healthy Years and as a contributor to Duke Medicine’s Health News and Weill Cornell Medical College’s Women Nutrition Connection and Women’s Health Advisor. Matthew’s articles on medicine, exercise science, and nutrition, have appeared in Men’s Health, Men’s Fitness, Muscle & Fitness, Runner’s World, and Yoga Journal. He earned a master of fine arts in writing from the University of San Francisco and a bachelor of science in journalism from the University of Florida.

Posts by Matthew Solan

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Move more every day to combat a sedentary lifestyle

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Yoga for people with back pain

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The story of your life and the power of memoir

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5 things that can help you take a pass on kidney stones

Exercise & Fitness

Spinning: Good for the heart and muscles, gentle on joints

Cancer

A more precise approach to fighting cancer

Men's Health

We heard you — incontinence affects men too. Here’s what you need to know

Matthew Solan

The secret to happiness? Here’s some advice from the longest-running study on happiness

Men's Health

Men (back) at work

Matthew Solan

Can getting quality sleep help prevent Alzheimer’s disease?

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Get SMART about your goals to stay focused and on track at any age

Matthew Solan

Super-agers: This special group of older adults suggests you can keep your brain young and spry

Exercise & Fitness

Racket sports serve up health benefits

Exercise & Fitness

Treadmills: Tips for using this versatile piece of exercise equipment

Matthew Solan

Don’t take fatigue lying down

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Sharpen your cooking skills and improve your diet (and even your social life)

Men's Health

Not just for women: Kegel exercises good for men too

Matthew Solan

Don’t tolerate food intolerance

Men's Health

Now hear this, men: Hearing aids can be a life changer

Matthew Solan

Talk to the animals: Animal-assisted therapy offers emotional support

Men's Health

Older men: Rethinking a healthy sex life

Matthew Solan

Buying into generic drugs

Exercise & Fitness

Your resting heart rate can reflect your current — and future — health

Matthew Solan

Your resting heart rate can reflect your current and future health